This is an authentic antique Japanese 1 section Merchant chest called Choba Tansu that dates from the middle Meiji (1880's-1890's). It was constructed from Zelkova (Keyaki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods.
The Choba Tansu was used by merchants and was traditionally displayed prominently in shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer. This traditional Japanese furniture will be a great addition to any home decor.
33 1/4"W x 15 1/2"D x 37"H