Kitchen Chests - Mizuya

Japanese Kitchen chests (Mizuya dansu) were found in nearly every house throughout the Kansai area. Each area has unique designs but they were all utilised to store dinnerware, cutlery, chopsticks, cooking utensils, cookbooks and table settings.

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Japanese Mizuya Kitchen Chest

Stock#FO09
Age Taisho/Showa (ca. 1920's)
Height 930mm
Width 870mm
Depth 440mm
Wood Cypress & Cedar (Hinoki & Sugi)
Region Hikone
 
Price $1478

Vintage Haicho Food Storage Cabinet

Stock#FM26

Haicho were used to store cooked or left over food for short periods. They were placed in the kitchen and were designed to keep food away from flies during cooking or meal times,

It is quite rare to see these in the auctions in Japan.

1930's Elm, Striped Ebony & Paulownia

H 45 x W 56 x D 28cm

Price $498

Shipping Category 6