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

Beautiful Japanese Antique Mizuya Tansu Kitchen Chest.

Item No. 0/19493
Material Sugi. Keyaki
Age 1900-1930
Size W70 1/2”. D19”. H66”
Price $3,750

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Japanese Antique Wakasa-nuri Zataku Lacquer Table

Item No. 0/19491
Material Lacquer wood
Age 1890-1920
Size W35 1/2”. L47 1/2”
Price $975

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Japanese Antique Half Mizuya Kitchen Chest

Item No. 0/19490
Material Hinoki. Sugi
Age 1880-1920
Size W69”. D17 7/8”. 32 1/2”
Price $1,475

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Japanese Antique Haribako Sweing Box

Item No. 0/19489
Material Sakuna. Kiri
Age 1900-1930
Size W12 1/2”. D7 3/4”. H9 3/4”
Price $275

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Japanese Antique Kasane Tansu Clothing Chest

Item No. 9300/19488
Material Kiri. Sugi
Age 1880-1910
Size W33 1/4”. D16. 45 1/4”
Price $1,370

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Japanese Antique Lacquer Kasane Isho Tansu Clothing Chest

Item No. 9296/19487
Material Keyaki. Sugi
Age 1850-1890
Size W32 1/4”. D15 1/2”. H44”
Price $2,270

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Japanese Antique Choba Tansu Merchant Chest

Item No. 9286/19483
Material Keyaki. Sugi
Age 1860-1890
Size W35”. D16 1/2”. H35 1/2”
Price $2,350

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Japanese Antique Ko Tansu Small Chest

Item No. 0/19480
Material Sugi. Hinoki
Age 1890-1930
Size W25”. D10 3/4”. H20 3/4”
Price $675

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Wonderful Japanese Antique Samurai Tansu Kannon Biraki Chest

Item No. 9310/19479
Material Kiri
Age 1801-1861
Size W37 1/2”. D16 1/2”. H42 1/2”
Price $2,750

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Japanese Antique Kasane Tansu Clothing Chest

Item No. 9298/19478
Material Kiri. Sugi
Age 1880-1910
Size W34”. D15 1/4”. H40 3/4”
Price $1,275

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