Japanese Antique Kiri Wood Miniature Tansu Chest with Sliding Doors and Drawers
A Japanese Taisho period kiri wood miniature tansu chest from the early 20th century, with sliding doors and drawers. Created in Japan during the Taisho period which spanned from 1912 to 1926, this miniature kiri wood tansu chest captures our attention with its clean lines and petite proportions. The tansu features a linear silhouette perfectly complimented by a natural patina. The façade showcases a pair of sliding doors fitted with a handle in the center serving as a lock. Five drawers, all fitted with metal C-scroll pulls, surround the doors.
Made of kiri wood, the tansu is plain on all the other sides. With its clean lines, natural patina and petite dimensions, this Japanese Taisho period miniature tansu chest from the early 20th century will make for a charming and exotic addition to any home, perhaps used as a jewelry box or a desktop organizer, in a bedroom or study!