Cabinet of drawers
Price: € 1.150,00
Stunning wooden ishô’dansu 衣装箪笥 (cabinet of drawers) in a single section. Fully restored, cleaned and waxed.
The drawer faces are made of indigenous kiri (paulownia) wood and the exterior of sugi (cedar) wood. The entire outside is varnished in a sought after warm brown hue, a colour that we like to call ‘golden oak’.
Configured with three wide drawers. All fitted with large circular iron lock plates flanked by sturdy iron ‘warabite’-shaped bail handles with matching escutcheons.
The cabinet is very spacious and ideal for easy storage.
Each side is equipped with a ‘pole-carrying’-handle for easy transport.
The back with a dated inscription in ink: ‘Meiji 21’ 明治廿一年, Anno 1888.
The ishô’dansu is in a very good restored condition. Please see the photos for a condition reference. No key included.
Height 83.7 cm, Width 85.2 cm, Depth 40.2 cm.
Period: Japan – Meiji period (1868-1912).
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.