Macassar is also known for its hardness, durability and beauty. The lining is a copper sheeting. When this was used a layer of charcoal ashes would be placed on the bottom and a small charcoal fire would br burning inside on top of the ashes. A small tripod with an iron teapot was often inside also to boil water for tea. The four drawers in the front are made with kiri wood on their inside (paulownia) as is the secret stash on top with its solid Indonesian ebony lid.Pick this up and under are two kiri wood stash boxes one with a kiri wood lid. The hole in the center is for a finger lift. These are often used as a an end table or a small coffee table. This already has a 1/4 inch piece of tempered glass cut to fit the inside hibachi top.
Various treasured items can be placed inside the hibachi while the glass top acts as a see through table top. With a metal base this could be brought up to end table or coffee table height.
(It interested we make metal bases to fit at our warehouse). It's 23 x 13 1/2 inches & 12 inches tall. The copper insert is 16 1/2 x 12 1/4. The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE KEYAKI WOOD NAGA HIBACHI TANSU w COPPER LINER / Coffee Table" is in sale since Thursday, November 19, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "lsjapanstuff" and is located in Alhambra, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.