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Stair Step Japanese Tansu Chest

$1,250.00

Stair Step Japanese Tansu Chest

28w x 16d  x 32h

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Stair Step Japanese Tansu Chest

Stair Step Japanese Tansu Chest in black lacquer. Drawers can be used from both sides. Piece features a sliding cabinet door and hand wrought bronze hardware. The finish has a low gloss and a slightly worn patina.

Tansu are traditional portable storage chests from Japan. In Japanese traditional houses, there were no fixed chairs, tables, or pieces of furniture in the living space. Tansu were intended as mobile cabinetry, and used to keep objects of daily use, clothes, and personal items.

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