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 Lacquer Bo Tansu

Item No. 0/14505
Material Hinoki (Cypress), Kiri(Paulownia wood)
Age Meiji era 1868-1912
Size W 35 3/4 x D 16 1/4 x H 42 1/4 inches
Price $1,750

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 Japanese Antique Lacquer Bo Tansu

Japanese Antique Lacquer Bo Tansu

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Two Section Isho Tansu

Item No. 8636/14504
Material Kiri(Paulownia wood), Sugi(Cedar wood)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 34 1/2 x D 16 x H 40 1/2 inches
Price $550

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 Two Section Isho Tansu

Two Section Isho Tansu

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Ko Tansu

Item No. 8614/14502
Material Kiri(Paulownia wood), Sugi(Cedar), Kuri (Chestnut wood)
Age Late Meiji to Taisho 1890-1920
Size W 35 x D 15 1/2 x H 22 1/4 inches
Price $495

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Ko Tansu

Ko Tansu

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Japanese Antique Lacquer Kiri Isho Dansu Clothing Tansu Chest

Item No. D 1003 / 14501
Material Kiri(Paulownia wood)
Age Late Edo 1800's
Size W 33 1/2 x D 17 1/4 x H 34 1/2 inches
Price $2,350

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Japanese Antique Lacquer Kiri Isho Dansu Clothing Tansu Chest

Japanese Antique Lacquer Kiri Isho Dansu Clothing Tansu Chest

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Japanese Antique Cha Dansu Tea Tansu Chest

Item No. D 1002 / 14500
Material Keyaki(Zelkova wood), Sugi(Cedar wood)
Age Late Meiji 1890-1910
Size W 32 1/4 x D 14 x H 30 inches
Price $1,350

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 Japanese Antique Cha Dansu Tea Tansu Chest

Japanese Antique Cha Dansu Tea Tansu Chest

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Japanese Antique Choba Merchant Tansu Chest

Item No. D 1001 / 14499
Material Keyaki (Zelkova), Kiri(Paulownia wood)
Age Late Edo 1800's
Size W 35 1/2 x D 19 3/4 x H 25 1/4 inches
Price $2,950

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Choba Tansu

Choba Tansu

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Japanese Antique Mizuya Dansu Kitchen Tansu Chest

Item No. J 1001 / 14498
Material Hinoki(Cypress wood), Keyaki(Zelkova wood), Sugi(Cedar wood)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 43 x D 16 x H 53 inches
Price $1,450

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Japanese Antique Mizuya Dansu Kitchen Tansu Chest

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Mizuya Dansu Kitchen Tansu Chest

Item No. N 17 / 14496
Material Kuri(Chestnut wood), Sugi(Cear)
Age Early to mid. 1900
Size W 35 3/4 x D 16 1/2 x H 63 inches
Price $950

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 Mizuya Dansu Kitchen Tansu Chest

Mizuya Dansu Kitchen Tansu Chest

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Ko Tansu Small Tansu With Handle

Item No. A 33 / 14490
Material keyaki (Zelkova), Sugi(Cedar)
Age Taisho era 1912-1926
Size W 8 x D 11 1/4 x H 11 1/4 inches
Price $395

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 Ko Tansu Small Tansu With Handle

Ko Tansu Small Tansu With Handle

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Japanese Antique Ko Dansu Small Tansu Chest

Item No. M 1001 / 14488
Material Kuri (Chestnut wood), Sugi(Cedar)
Age Meiji era 1868-1912
Size W 20 1/4 x D 9 3/4 x H 16 1/2 inches
Price $750

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Japanese Antique Ko Dansu Small Tansu Chest

Japanese Antique Ko Dansu Small Tansu Chest

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