Antique Japanese Choba Tansu (22J-D106)

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This is an antique Japanese merchant chest called Mikuni Choba Tansu from Middle Meiji period ( 1880's - 1890's), originated in Mikuni region.  It was constructed out of Cypress (Hinoki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods.

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.

 37"W x 18"D x 38 1/2"H