Ship's Chests - A Superb Anomoly :: A TANSU REFERENCE by the authors of TANSU: TRADITIONAL JAPANESE CABINETRY
Medicine chest (kusuridansu) made from hinoki cypress wood. Configuration from above: ten rows with twelve small drawers each with a pasted paper label on which the name is written of a particular herb or other substance used in traditional medicine. Below: one wide drawer and two smaller drawers. Late Edo - Bakumatsu period. Size; H. :…
Chinese medicine cabinet. This looks like the herb cabinet that was in Spirited Away (minus the dangling keys.)
Tansu, the Japanese Traditional Kimono Cabinet--- I like the idea of raising my tansu on a platform.
An Apartment in Tartan and Dark Hues
A lacquered chest from Tansu Design anchors one end of the living room. The large painting above it is a vintage theater backdrop. Lee Jofa Draycott armchair in Ralph Lauren Home's Wexford Plaid. Silver faux-bamboo cocktail tables from the 1920s. Rug, Stark.
Diseña tu hogar para tener un estilo de vida bohemio
Two-piece dark red lacquered wooden clothing chest from the island of Sado (ishodansu) with heavy metal work and strengthened corners. The large key-plates are decorated with a phoenix-bird. The upper part of the chest has two full-wide drawers, the lower part has two large drawers and two smaller drawers and a compartment behind a door. The compartment…