830. Antique Victorian Brass Inlaid Mahogany Traveling Desk Wooden Writing Slope Box


An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Well Figured Solid Mahogany Campaign Style Ladys or Gentlemans Brass Inlaid Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions. Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.  

The hinged lid opening to reveal a fitted interior with a dark olive-green leather writing surface area and two secret drawers, see images. The rectangular flat top lid with central inlaid plaque.   

Condition: Professionally restored retaining its wonderful rich dark colour, with a replaced leather in writing area which is nicely done. Box closes firmly with no gaps. Lock and key are present and are working, crystal ink bottles are of a later period, nice original firm hinges. Some of the brass inlay stringing has been replaced, original green baise underneath is a little worn.  

Height: 5.5” (13.5cm). Width: 14” (35.5cm). Depth: (closed) 9” (23cm. 


Shipped to Helston, Cornwall, England. 

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