Very unusual kaidan dansu (step chest) with access to storage on two sides. This versatile piece of furniture doubled as both storage, and as a staircase to the second level of Japanese homes.
- Keyaki drawer faces - Japanese elm wood
- Sugi panels and drawer interiors - Japanese cedar wood
- Hinoki frame - Japanese cypress wood
- Kiri drawer faces - Paulownia wood
- Hand forged iron hardware
- Late 19th Century
- 67.5" x 75" x 31" (width, height, depth)