This is an antique 1 section Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu.
It is constructed from Paulownia wood (Kirinoki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods from Late Meiji period (1890's-1910's).
It has nice detailed floral shaped pulls.
Merchant chests were displayed with pride by the owner of a shop to give customers the impression of success and longevity of the business establishment. It was almost always situated in a prominent location of the store to catch the view of the client.
26"W x 13 1/4"D x 28 1/2"H