Large Rolling Merchant Chest

$12,500.00
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  • t-1032-edo-nagamochi-kuruma-dansu-merchant-chest
  • Large Rolling Merchant Chest
  • Large Rolling Merchant Chest
  • Large Rolling Merchant Chest
  • Large Rolling Merchant Chest
  • Large Rolling Merchant Chest

Large Rolling Merchant Chest

$12,500.00

Large Edo Period nagamochi (lidded chest) kuruma dansu (rolling chest). This type of merchant chest is noted as the first example of Japanese mobile cabinetry. Beautiful patina.

  • Kiri case - Paulownia wood
  • Sugi base and wheels - Japanese cedar wood
  • Hand forged iron hardware 
  • 19th Century
  • 48" x 38" x 32.5" (width, height, depth)
Conserved by Shibui for the Northern American climate.
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