CHADANSU TEA CHESTS
These chests were used in Japan to store and display tea ceremony items such as bowls, cups and water vessels. They have a combination of open shelves (known as chigadana, for the distinctive tiered shelf) for display and drawers and sliding doors for storage. The front panels often have nicely grained hardwoods or silk fabric accents.
crafted of keyaki (elm) burl.
31" wide, 51" tall and 12" deep
Japanese tea ceremony chest
made of exotic Chinese hardwood.
Showa period circa 1940
40.5" wide, 42.5" high and 13" deep
Chadansu - tea chest with exotic macasar ebony door and drawer faces, keyaki case and paulownia interiors.
30" wide, 34.5" high and 12.5" high