This is an antique Japanese Gyosho Tansu, peddler's chest from Bakumatsu from Bakumatsu (1850's-1860's). It is made of Paulownia (Kiriniki) wood. This tansu was carried with merchandise while be peddling. It is very rare and collectible piece.
12"W x 17 1/2"D x 29 1/2"H