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Japanese Wabi-Sabi Meiji Period Tansu Chest of Drawers

About the Item

An unusually deep & heavy Meiji period tansu chest constructed from patinated stained elm timber with forged iron hardware. Two small hidden drawers to the top right can be removed to reveal a further two secret compartments within. Original locking front brace included, which is functional but unfortunately without its key. Japanese, c. 1870.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 30.12 in (76.5 cm)Width: 33.27 in (84.5 cm)Depth: 23.82 in (60.5 cm)
  • Style:
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1870
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU6695238571172
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