Japanese Tansu Style Wooden Crate Cage Chandeliers


Fascinating pair of Japanese wooden crates or cages made in a Tansu style with iron strapping. The square crates have a house shaped roof made of an ebonized wood at a pitched angle. Converted to hanging chandeliers or lanterns with four lights mounted in gilt hardware. Each lamp has a decorative gilt chain 30 inches long made from square links with a matte gilt finish. Rare and unusual repurposed from prior use. From an estate in Santa Barbara, CA.

Dimensions: 18"w x 18"d x 27"h

Circa: 19th Century, Japan

Materials: Wood, Iron, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear.

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