Vintage kimono ishô dansu 着物衣装箪笥

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Price:  1.700,00

Elegant and completely restored wooden kimono ishô dansu 着物衣装箪笥 (cabinet of drawers for kimono) in three sections. Fully restored, cleaned and waxed.

The drawer fronts are veneered with kiri wood, and the exterior is made of solid hinoki cypress wood. The entire outside is only slightly varnished, giving it a tad warmer hue.

The upper part has a pair of hinged doors. The back plates of the handles with an amazing open work design of a temple lion 獅子 (shishi) with chrysanthemum flowers 菊 (kiku) adorned with a pair of brown/purple-coloured silk tassels. Behind, three pull-out drawers. The hinges are engraved with blooming chrysanthemum flowers as well.

The middle section has three small drawers and two larger drawers. The lower section has two large drawers.

All the drawers with refined “warabite”-shaped bail handles and small circular lock plates. The handles and lock plates engraved with nice a nice foliage motif. All the drawers are very deep and have a lot of volume, for easy storage. They run very smoothly as well.

Each side of the two lower parts with a retractable pole-carrying handle (so four in total). These were/are for easy transport and “locking” the upper section to the lower part (please see pictures).

The kimono cabinet is in a very good completely restored condition. Please look at the photos for a condition reference. There are no keys with this cabinet.
Taishô-period – Early Shôwa-period.
Height 161.6 cm, Width 90.8 cm, Depth 41.9 cm.

Ref. No. : 211090


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