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Antique Japanese Merchant Chest

Antique Japanese Merchant Chest. A stunning double Merchant’s Chest (Cho-Ba Dansu). It was made in the Gifu region. Merchant’s Chests are made up of multiple drawers, compartments and a secret drawer. Merchants used these chests in the shop front. The chests were in pride of place exhibiting the owner’s prosperity. So were made from beautiful woods such as Hinoki, Cryptomeria and Japanese Cedar. The hardware is hand beaten Iron metal work. It was used for the storage of ledgers, ink, paper, documents and writing paraphernalia. Edo Arts imports these chests directly from Japan.

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 40 kg
Dimensions 480 × 1060 × 1765 mm



Hinoki (Japanese Cypress) and Sugi (Japanese Cedar)

$2,400.00 $1,920.00

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