This is a small Japanese cosmetics/jewelry box, also called keshobako. It is decorated with a yosegi-zaiku Japanese puzzle box pattern and uses simple metal hardware. This tansu chest has three drawers, two of which have a handpainted landscape of Mt. Fuji. It has a small mirror on small door. At one time, there was a collapsible shutter door hiding the two smaller drawers, but is missing. This beautiful piece can not only be used for storing small cosmetic items or jewelry, but sewing/handicraft items, art supplies, or other trinkets.
3 drawers, 1 door
Item weight: 590 grams
Packed weight: 1390 grams
Approx. 10 cm long x 20.5 cm wide x 20.5 cm tall
Good condition. Scratches. Discolorations. Paint on Fuji design faded. Spot where wood is peeling on top. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
Acquired from the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya, Japan
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