funa dansu - Wood - old shipschest (Funa dansu) to keep seals, money and documents - Japan - Late Edo - Meiji period

Description
funa dansu - Wood - old shipschest (Funa dansu) to keep seals, money and documents - Japan - Late Edo - Meiji period
Good condition, see description - 36×31×42.5 cm

A small old shipschest (Funa dansu) to keep seals, money and documents with a single hinged door with 6 interior drawers in different sizes. This type of Funa dansu is called Kakesuzuri. Completely restored but at the same time in original condition with original hardware and nice patina.
These kind of small chests were used by the captain or owner of small coastal trading vessels licensed by the feudal shogunate to transport rice along the coasts of Japan.

When shipped we will add a certificate of origin with this chest.

Late Edo - Meiji period. Approx. 180 - 120 years old.

The shipping price includes delivery via FedEx with professional handling and packaging.

Lot details
Object
funa dansu
Material
Wood
Period
Late Edo - Meiji period
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
old shipschest (Funa dansu) to keep seals, money and documents
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
36×31×42.5 cm
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