Beautiful cabinet of drawers

Price:  1.450,00

Beautiful wooden ishô’dansu 衣装箪笥 (cabinet of drawers), in two sections, fitted with hand-forged iron hardware.
Fully restored, cleaned and waxed.

Made of indigenous kiri (paulownia) wood varnished in a sought after warm brown hue, a colour that we like to call ‘golden oak’.

The upper part configured with two full-width drawers, and the lower part with four drawers of different size.

Equipped with large decorative circular lock plates adorned with raised knobs shaped like chrysanthemums 菊 (kiku). Paired with sturdy iron ‘kakute’-shaped bail handles with elongated escutcheons.
The cabinet is very spacious and ideal for easy storage.

Each side is equipped with a pair of slender ‘warabite’-shaped bail handles and a ‘pole-carrying’-handle for easy transport, and locking the upper part in place.

Period: Japan – Meiji period (1868-1912).

Height 108.1 cm (T 49 cm, B 59.1 cm), Width 87 cm, Depth 42.2 cm.

The ishô’dansu is in a very good restored condition. Please see the photos for a condition reference. No key included.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 212326


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