Dramatic Japanese clothing or merchant chest tansu, Meiji period, c. 1868-1912. Lovely, lightweight kiri (paulownia) wood with dramatic, richly grained keyaki wood accents. Paneled cabinet above, drawers of varied sizes and hinged cabinet below offer abundant storage options. Attractive, heavy metalwork throughout. Gracefully formed mokko drawer pulls. A fantastic piece of traditional tansu craftsmanship, and a fine example of the beauty and functionality found in the Japanese style. Very good condition. Dimensions: 62.5 high, 35.25 wide, 15.5 deep.