1615-1868 Japanese EDO Period TANSO CALLIGRAPHER's DESK CHEST w Lid & 3 Drawers

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Seller: mtroadfinds (2,658) 100%, Location: Montgomery Center, Vermont, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 141491060669 Japanese Antique 19th Century / Edo Period Handcrafted / One Of A Kind Calligrapher's Tansu Box Wrought Iron Hinges, Handles & Locks Three Long Drawers One Upper Lidded Fixed Tray 11.5" Wide x 8.25" Deep x 9" Tall Weighs 5 lbs 1 oz. ALL ORIGINAL / NO MODIFICATIONS The box is untouched, not stripped, not polished, not waxed, not anything. Total original. Appears from risidual carbon dust and inside draw ink staining to have been used by a calligrapher. Locking side draws indicate important items intended to be secured. Original Paint and Wrought Iron Hardware. Latched lid works fine with push button that pushes sping catch back from hasp. Side drawers open and fit fine but keys are lost for the drawer lock sets. Side drawers are constructed by using small dowel joinery. Box is constructed using overlap boards at corner joinery. Looking at bottom and drawers, wood appears to be a Japanese Pine. Original Reddish Brown paint. Structually sound. One split on bottom of box which was never painted andoccurred from wood drying. Some Japanese characters are written in charcoal on side of one draw. {????} Need more pictures, just ask! SEE MY EBAY STORE. WE USUALLY LIST 500 UNIQUE ITEMS SHIPPING IS VIA USPS PARCEL SELECT FOR U.S. & EBAY GLOBAL FOR INTERNATIONAL. SHIPPING FEES VIA EBAY SHIPPING CALCULATTOR. WE SHIP AT COST. Please do not ask us to declare false information on Customs forms. This includes stating the item sold at a lower value, that the item is not usable, or is a gift. THIS IS CUSTOMS FRAUD, AND IS PUNISHABLE BY LAW IN THE UNITED STATES. We will not honor these requests. Condition: Original & structurally sound. Very Good Condition for a 19TH. CENTURY OR OLDER ITEM., Material: Wood, SIZE:: 11.25" Wide x 8.25" Deep x 9" Tall

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