This is an antique Japanese personal storage chest called Ko Tansu with unique money sack (Kinchaku) hardware from Middle Meiji period ( 1880's - 1890's). It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of Paulownia wood and Cedar wood.
Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage, using this as an elegant side table or placing it next to a bed for the perfect nightstand.
26 1/4"W x 12"D x 24"H