An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Well Figured Solid Mahogany Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions, with unusual moulded brass inlay decoration, flush side carrying handles and central canted brass tablet on hinged lid, first quarter of the 19th Century, complete with original fitted interior and later gilt tooled black leather writing surface. Side drawer which secures with brass pin mechanism.
Condition: Professionally restored with replaced gold leaf tooled black leather inside which is beautifully executed. Box closes firmly with no gaps. Lock and key are present and working well. Two crystal ink bottles of a later period, nice original firm hinges.