Karakuri tansu (chests of drawers with tricks) has been used since the Edo period.
The original name is called funa-tansu which was a strong box used on ships to keep their valuables safe. Karakuri tansu is an updated model of this funa-tansu.
It has high crime prevention and artistic taste that is added to the tricks of these Karakuri drawers.
You will be fascinated by the beautiful decoration and clever technology that were achieved by a major effort of the finest craftsmen.