Vintage Korean Tansu Chest with multiple drawers and central storage cabinet. Original brasses, hinges, and latch. Authentic age is shown in use and wear patterns. Noted condition: back panel split and missing a lozenge-shaped inlay on the center bottom front. Measurements: 41 inches wide x 19 inches deep x 37 inches high. Straddling a line between furniture and folk art, tansu is the term given to the antique cabinetry of Japan made principally between 1860 and 1910, the bulk of the Meiji period. Developed from the Japanese need for storage that would not clutter their small living spaces. This work inspired by that tradition was made in Korea.

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Tansu Chest Small : Korean Cabinet

$1,000.00Price