Item #: BQ397 -- Japanese Tansu (chest) Sliding Doors, 1 pr. -- $500.00
Japanese Tansu (chest) Sliding Doors. Original 19th century chest doors brought home from Japan by a returning Army officer. Motif of an eagle on a chrysanthemum branch and a crayfish or lobster amongst seashells and seaweed. Leaf and tendril border. Condition of the decorated areas is excellent, some small cracks to background area. Original lock extant, but missing bolt. Beautiful pair, suitable for painting or incorporating into furniture design. Each door is 15 ¾" tall x 14" wide x 7/8" thick.