Antique Japanese Ko Tansu Small Chest (24A-G7)

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This vintage Japanese ko tansu from the late Meiji era exudes a rustic charm and sturdy elegance that reflects the craftsmanship of its time. Crafted primarily from kiri wood, known for its lightweight yet durable qualities, the tansu boasts a natural grain pattern that adds character to its appearance.

Complementing the kiri wood are the robust cast iron hardware elements, including drawer pulls and corner reinforcements. These sturdy fittings not only serve a functional purpose but also contribute to the tansu's aesthetic appeal, lending it an industrial yet refined quality.

Featuring six drawers of various sizes, this tansu offers versatile storage options for a wide range of items, from clothing and linens to personal belongings and household essentials. Each drawer is meticulously constructed, with dovetail joints ensuring durability and longevity.

The simplicity of its design is reminiscent of the utilitarian ethos of the late Meiji era, where functionality and practicality were paramount. Despite its humble origins, this vintage ko tansu possesses a timeless allure that makes it a cherished addition to any space, blending seamlessly with both traditional and contemporary interiors.

Whether displayed as a standalone piece or integrated into a larger furniture ensemble, this late Meiji-era ko tansu stands as a testament to Japan's rich cultural heritage and enduring craftsmanship, inviting admiration and appreciation for generations to come.

25"W x 13"D x 23 3/4"H