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Antique Japanese Merchant Chest

Antique Japanese Merchant’s Chest.
This Merchant’s Chest or Cho-Ba Dansu originated from the Gifu region.
Merchant’s Chests are made up of multiple drawers, compartments and a secret drawer to help organise the shop ledgers and documents.
These chests were in pride of place exhibiting the owner’s prosperity.
It is made of  Hinoki, Cryptomeria, Sugi Japanese Cedar and Paulownia.
Hardware is hand beaten metal work.
It was used for the storage of ledgers, ink, paper, documents and writing paraphernalia.

Meiji Period 1868-1912

In great condition.

$70 delivery to Sydney.

$220 delivery to Blue Mountains.

$280 delivery to Canberra.

$330 to Melbourne and Brisbane.

$450 delivery to Adelaide and Launceston.

Please email for other areas or pick up from the warehouse. Interstate delivery is 2 to 4 weeks approximately.

Dimensions are D: W: H:



Weight 30 kg
Dimensions 480 × 1000 × 1605 mm



Hinoki, Sugi and Kiri


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