Pair of tansu bedside tables, or end tables, raised upon custom iron stands. Late 19th century (Meiji period) tansu chests (sendai-dansu) in hard keyaki elm with interior drawers of sugi wood (Japanese cypress). Covered in original hand-forged iron pulls and fittings. Stands are forged new to fit each chest and matched to their original iron hardware. May serve as side or end tables, or as nightstands. Sold together and priced $7,400 for the pair.