Kitchen chest "mizuya dansu", Kyoto style, late Edo period, 19th centuryClick here to view a larger version of the image
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Kitchen chest "mizuya dansu", Kyoto style, late Edo period, 19th century
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H: 66.5 inch;
B: 47.2 inch;
T: 17.3 inch
elm/ zelkova "keyaki", cast iron handles, finish in blackened burned lacquer, two part, front with six smaller sliding doors, two of them open worked, two large sliding doors below, four small drawers
The Japanese kitchen buffet developed from the tradition of tea houses.
The extremely practical piece of furniture offers plenty of storage space. The Western world has discovered the beauty and practicality of "mizuya dansu" where they can often be found in living and dining rooms, office spaces,etc.