Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


March 1st, 2015
St. David's Day

March 2nd, 2015
Read Across America Day

March 2nd, 2015
Texas Independence Day

March 2nd, 2015
Casimir Pulaski Day

March 3rd, 2015
Town Meeting Day Vermont

March 5th, 2015
Purim

March 8th, 2015
International Women's Day

March 8th, 2015
Daylight Saving Time starts

March 17th, 2015
Evacuation Day

March 17th, 2015
St. Patrick's Day

March 20th, 2015
Vernal equinox

March 21st, 2015
World Poetry Day

March 21st, 2015
International Day of Nowruz

March 21st, 2015
World Down Syndrome Day

March 21st, 2015
World Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

March 22nd, 2015
World Water Day

March 23rd, 2015
World Meteorological Day

March 24th, 2015
World Day for Truth concerning Human Rights Violations

March 24th, 2015
World Tuberculosis Day

March 25th, 2015
Maryland Day

March 25th, 2015
World Solidarity Day for Detained and Missing Workers

March 25th, 2015
Day to Remember Slavery Victims and Transatlantic Slave Trade

March 26th, 2015
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day

March 29th, 2015
Palm Sunday

March 30th, 2015
Seward's Day

March 31st, 2015
César Chávez Day

April 2nd, 2015
Maundy Thursday

April 2nd, 2015
Pascua Florida Day

April 2nd, 2015
World Autism Awareness Day

 



Search:

Japanese Vintage Late Meiji Era 3 Drawer Lidded Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu For Sale

Japanese Vintage Late Meiji Era 3 Drawer Lidded  Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu

Thisisa very special Japanesethree drawer suzuribako (portable calligraphy tansu)made entirely of Japanesehinoki wood with kiri (paulownia) wood interiors.This chest shows a highdegree of Japanese craftsmanship in the construction,joined with hardened hinoki wood pegs(see picture 11) throughout. This chest was rescued from a 500 year old family warehouse just outside Kyoto and dates to the late Meiji Era (c. 1910).

Thehand forged copper on this chest also date itto thelate Meiji era. Allhinges,corner workand latches are allmade of forged copper with a century old patina. This chest was used to hold calligraphy and writing materials as well as money and valuables.The lidded topholds brushes and an ink stone (suzuri) seen in pictures, 6, & 7which are all included. The top lidded section has a removeable tray (see picture 7)with its originalcustom fitted suzuri (ink stone) and a special iron brush rack which can hold up to 5 brushes.

It has been well used yet well loved and aside from a few ink stains in the removeable top tray it remains invery fine original condition with a patina that only a century of appreciation could give it. The top carrying handle is still secure and provides a convenient way to transport this chest (see picture 1).The lided top opens with the push of the side buttom (see picture 3) andsnaps the top securly in place when the lid is lowered.

7 1/2"wideby8 1/2" high by 11 3/4"deep(19 x21.5 x29.5 cm). A very warm accentfor your home or office. Great to hold pens and paper as well as remote controls for the tv and stereo. Please enjoy the enlarged pictures to get a full appreciation of the finehinoki wood and its century old patina.

This antique suzuribako is being listed with and free stateside shipping.

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.


Japanese Vintage Late Meiji Era 3 Drawer Lidded  Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Japanese Vintage Late Meiji Era 3 Drawer Lidded Suzuribako Calligraphy Tansu :
$182




Amazing Vintage Japanese Cloisonne Box picture
Amazing Vintage Japanese Cloisonne Box


Antique 19th Painted & Inlaid Lacquered Japanese Box With Mop Gild picture
Antique 19th Painted & Inlaid Lacquered Japanese Box With Mop Gild


Makie Antique Japanese Gold Lacquere Letter Box In Meiji #1114 picture
Makie Antique Japanese Gold Lacquere Letter Box In Meiji #1114


Interesting Vintage Or Antique Japanese Black Red Green & Gilt Lacquer Box picture
Interesting Vintage Or Antique Japanese Black Red Green & Gilt Lacquer Box


Beautiful Japanese Lacquer Wood Jewelry Box  Leaf And Fruit Design picture
Beautiful Japanese Lacquer Wood Jewelry Box Leaf And Fruit Design


T481:japanese Woooden Serving Bowl/box Made Of A Hollowed Tree Trunk Jyuzan Made picture
T481:japanese Woooden Serving Bowl/box Made Of A Hollowed Tree Trunk Jyuzan Made


Japanese Vintage Small Tansu Drawer Chest Hikidashi Japan Urushi Makie Lacquer picture
Japanese Vintage Small Tansu Drawer Chest Hikidashi Japan Urushi Makie Lacquer


Vintage Japanese Geisha Hand Painted Inlay Deco Jewelry Box picture
Vintage Japanese Geisha Hand Painted Inlay Deco Jewelry Box


E088: Japanese Old Lacquer Ware Tiered Food Boxes Jubako With Makie And Stand picture
E088: Japanese Old Lacquer Ware Tiered Food Boxes Jubako With Makie And Stand


T495: 1940's Japanese Wooden Lacquer Ware Accessory Case/box, Bunjyu Made picture
T495: 1940's Japanese Wooden Lacquer Ware Accessory Case/box, Bunjyu Made