Kurogaki Maebako - Antique Japanese Sea Chest Desk


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Japanese antique Mae Bako Funa dansu (ships desk) from Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture. Behind the sliding door top there is drawer for suzuri ink stone brushes and hanko. Inset handle on one side missing but could be replaced. 

  • Keyaki case and drawer faces- Japanese zelkova wood
  • Kiri drawer interiors - Japanese paulownia wood
  • Kurogaki drawer faces - Japanese black persimmon wood
  • Kurogaki sliding door frames - Japanese black persimmon wood
  • Hand forged copper hardware
  • Meiji era (1868-1912)
  • 21.5" x 10.75" x 15" (width, height, depth)
  • SKU: T-3176
Conserved by Shibui for the Northern American climate

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