NH12158 Japanese chest-on-chest for clothing storage (isho kasane-dansu) from Yonezawa, constructed of hinoki (Chaemaecyparis obtusa) and keyaki (Zelkova serrata) drawer fronts, traditional Yonezawa style iron hardware with circular chased chrysanthemum blossom lock plates with cherry blossom lock knobs, melon shaped handles having pine bough back plates, bracket drawer corners, interlocking side carrying handles (one broken), five drawers and lower right hinged door on upper section concealing three small drawers, original translucent red lacquer finish, supported on an unusual black lacquered base affixed to the lower section. Minor surface scratches and signs of wear otherwise fine condition. 38-1/8”H x 47-3/4”W x 18-1/4”D. Meiji Period, circa 1880. $5,200.

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