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Japanese Antique 130 Year Old Meiji Era Wooden Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu For Sale
Thisisa very special Japanesethree drawer (with liddedtop section),portable calligraphy tansumade entirely ofkiri chest shows a highdegree of Japanese craftsmanship in the joinery, being made with hardened hinoki pegged wood (see pictures 10 & 11). Theprotective forged iron on this chest dates itto themid Meiji era (c. 1880). All drawer pulls,hinges, locksand latches are allmade of ironwith a protective coat of burnt lacquer. This box was used to hold calligraphy and writing materials as well as money and valuables.The lidded top sectionheld brushes and an ink stone (suzuri) (not included).
This chest has been well loved yet well used and still has its original deep warm patina that only a century plus of loving use could provide. The top carrying handle is still secure and provides a convenient way to transport this chest (see picture 9).The lidded top opens with the push of the side button (see picture 8) andsnapsshut when the lid is lowered.
3/4" high by 9 3/4"deep(18 x19.5 x25 cm). A very warm accentfor your home or office. Great to hold pens as well as remote controls for the tv and stereo. Please enjoy the enlarged pictures to get a full appreciation of the finekiri wood and its 130+ year old patina.
You'll love it, I guarantee it.........If you purchase this item and are not completely delighted with it, you may return it for a no questions asked refund within 14 days of receipt.
Sailerking and the Shogun's Gallery have been in the Japanese antique business for over 32 years, and highly value our customers. Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed. If not completely delighted with any item it may be returned in original condition for refund of purchase price, less actual shipping cost. Most items listed are antiques, and as such may have an expected amount of wear from normal use. We do not sell items with major flaws without mentioning it in the listing. See photos and descriptions for condition. Returns must be shipped back within 14 days of receipt. Buyer assumes all shipping fees. If you have specific questions about the item or condition, please feel free to ask before offerding and we will make every effort to respond promptly. International buyers are responsible for any customs duties, taxes, etc. imposed by the buyer's home country.
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Japanese Antique 130 Year Old Meiji Era Wooden Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu: $356