NG83130 Japanese Merchant's chest (choba-dansu), Toyama, the front entirely constructed of keyaki (Zelkova serrata), original fuki-urushi lacquer finish, completed with hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) configured with five lower drawers, one of these drawers with square lockplate, sliding door compartment, center lock pin, rectangular door pulls concealing one shelf and two small drawers made of kiri (Paulownia tomentosa), and one large drawer on top with square lockplate, diamond chrysanthemum detail, the iron handles in gumbai (fan outline) form, rectangular escutcheons. Fine condition. Measuring: 35-3/4" High x
35-3/4" Wide x 16-3/4" Deep. Circa 1880. $8,500.

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