NH12150 Japanese Isho Yaro-dansu (single section clothing storage chest) from Sendai, constructed of hinoki (Japanese Cypress) with keyaki (Zelkova) drawer fronts finished in a rich reddish hand rubbed kijiro lacquer with heavy iron hardware, melon shaped handles having chrysanthemum shaped escutcheons, lock plates in the characteristic ivy & chrysanthemum pattern with the circular lock plates trimmed in brass, six drawer configuration with the money and tobacco storage area with three small drawers behind a hinged door. Original finish, some drawer shrinkage, otherwise fine condition. 34-3/4”H x 46-1/2”W x 17”D. Meiji Period, circa 1880. $7,500.

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