Merchant's Chests - Choba dansu

Japanese Merchant Chests (Choba dansu) were found all over Japan in stores and used by travelling merchants.

These often have hidden safety boxes where valuable documents and treasures were stored. 

Our regular furniture removalist services Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth & Tasmania. If you live outside of these areas then we will find another removalist. Delivery charges can be found on our Shipping page.

To enquire or purchase any of our items, please call the shop 07 5591 5088 or send an email

 

 

 

 

 

chest types 

 

 
 
 

  Clothing         Kitchen       Small chest   Staircases           Tea         Medicine       Display     Futon/Shoe

Antique Choba Dansu

Stock#FP01
Age Mid-Meiji Period (ca. 1880)
Height 370mm
Width 910mm
Depth 370mm
Wood Sugi (Japanese cedar)
 
Price $748
Click Here For Shipping Charges

Antique Cho Dansu Ledger Chest

Stock#FO13

Age ca 1910

Region Kyoto

Height 450mm

Width 645mm

Depth 360mm

 

Price $762

Click Here For Shipping Charges

Japanese Ledger Chest

Stock#FN05

Age Taisho (1920's)

Region Kyoto

Height 815mm

Width 860mm

Depth 370mm

Wood Kiri (Paulownia)

 

Price $1426

Click Here For Shipping Charges

Vintage Shop Chest

Stock#FM31

Age Taisho (1920's)

Region Tokyo

Height 530mm

Width 910mm

Depth 425mm

Wood Kiri & Sugi (Paulownia & Cedar)

 

Price $628

Click Here For Shipping Charges
FJ001 - antique merchant's chest

Fabulous Antique Merchant's Chest

Stock#FJ001
Age Mid-Meiji Period (ca. 1880)
Height 1040mm
Width 1150mm
Depth 475mm
Wood Sugi (Japanese cedar)
If you collect tansu then you will love this piece. Possibly this was in a pharmacy, tailor's or fabric shop
 
Price $2784
 
Special $2196
Click Here For Shipping Charges