ANTIQUE JAPANESE SWORD TANSU CHEST -
The Sword Chest, also called a Tansu, has origins dating back to Japan’s Meiji period and is crafted from Paulownia / Kiri wood which comes from a tree popularly known as the Empress Tree.The tree is said to be an omen of good fortune, because from its branches is the only place a phoenix can ignite and be reborn. Besides its good luck, the wood has a flash point double that of other similar Japanese wood, making it perfect for storing precious mementos in your home. The hardware is hand-forged iron in the Hirute style, it has both handles and single-action locks with floriated buttons that mimic chrysanthemums. This authentic piece expresses a unique and ethic vibe perfect for any eclectic homeowner.
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