This is a 2 section antique Japanese stacking chest called Kiri Kasane Tansu from Middle Meiji period ( 1880's - 1890's). It is entirely made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood and nice lockplates with Kamon, family crest motif of Mokko, Japanese quince also, handles are Mokko style.
Each section can be used separately for versatility or stacked together to save space. Each section has carrying handles to easily move from place to place.
Originally used to store Japanese kimono, obi and accessories, its present day use works well for clothes storage in the bedroom or linen storage in the living room or dining room of a contemporary home.
40 1/2"W x 17"D x 41"H