Rare Antique Japanese Wooden Merchants or Calligraphy Chest with Stand
A superb antique Japanese merchants or calligraphers chest on stand dating to the 'Edo' period.
Made of solid mixed woods the chest is fitted with narrow long drawers and has decorative hand forged metal ware and handles.
The top is fitted with a lift up lid and one of the drawers has a hidden mechanism which locks it closed.
A rare piece, not often found with a carrying stand.
Superbly aged patina.
73.5cms high(stand) x 20cms wide x 42cms wide
The chest is well aged.
The lift up lid looks to be a later replacement.
Please take a look at all of the photos to get an idea of its condition.
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