Japanese Tansu and Antique Furniture

Tansu is the word for chest, chest of drawers, or cupboard in Japanese. Around Meiji era 1860-1910, tansu were made for different uses and purposes such as for storing kimono and futon, for kitchen cupboard, for keeping samurai sword, and they even made chest for traveling… All the tansu are portable, movable, and functional. In different parts of Japan, they made its own style of tansu, such as Sendai Tansu, Nihonmatsu Tansu. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tansu

Japanese Antique Kiri Ko Dansu Small Tansu Chest

Item No. 8519/14357
Material Kiri(Paulownia wood)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 19 x D 13 x H 19 inches
Price $385

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Japanese Antique Kimono Tansu

Item No. 8471/14356
Material Kiri (Paulownia wood), Sugi(Cedar wood)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 31 x D 16 x H 62 1/4 inches
Price $950

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Japanese Antique Two Sections Kiri Isho Dansu Clothing Tansu Chest

Item No. 8538/14355
Material Kiri Paulownia wood, Beautiful hand forged Hardware
Age Meiji era 1868-1912
Size W 35 1/4 x D 16 1/2 x H 43 3/4 inches
Price $1,450

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Japanese Antique Choba Dansu Merchant Tansu Chest

Item No. 8818/14353
Material Keyaki(Zelkova), Sugi(Cedar), Hinoki(Cypress)
Age Meiji era 1868-1912
Size W 33 3/4 x D 14 1/2 x H 35 1/4 inches
Price $1,650

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Japanese Antique Choba Dansu Merchant Tansu Chest

Item No. 8515/14348
Material Keyaki(Zelkova wood), Sugi(Cedar wood), Hinoki(Cypress wood)
Age Late Edo 1850's
Size W 33 x D 18 x H 24 3/4 inches + stand height 6 inches
Price $2,500

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Japanese Antique Kannon Tansu

Item No. 8565/14347
Material Kiri (Paulownia wood)
Age Late Edo 1850's
Size W 37 1/2 x D 16 1/2 x H 20 inches
Price $2,800

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Japanese Keyaki Ko Dansu Small Tansu Chest

Item No. 8534/14343
Material Keyaki(Zelkova wood), Sugi(Cedar wood in the drawers only)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 26 1/4 x D 12 x H 24 inches
Price $865 hold

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Sendai Tansu

Item No. 8521/14332
Material Keyaki(Zelkova on drawer face), Sugi(Cedar), Hinoki (Cedar)
Age Early Meiji 1870's
Size W 47 x D 16 3/4 x H 34 3/4 inches
Price $3,500

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Japanese Antique Lacquer Isho Tansu

Item No. 8541/14331
Material Kiri(Paulownia wood)
Age Early Meiji 1870's
Size W 34 1/2 x D 17 x H 39 1/2 inches
Price $2,650

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Rare Japanese Lacquer Three Sectional Kimono Tansu

Item No. 8530/14330
Material Keyaki(Zelkova on drawer, door face), Sugi(Cedar), Hinoki (Cedar)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 45 1/4 x D 17 x H 66 3/4 inches
Price $2,950

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