An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Tunbridge Ware detail inlaid Well Figured Solid Burr Walnut Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and compact proportions. Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The upper hinged half opening to reveal an original fitted interior. The rectangular flat top lid with unusual decorative central inlay and crossbanded with Kingwood and ebony edging, the front with similar inlay.
Condition: Professionally restored retaining its wonderful rich honey colour, with original velvet writing area showing signs of wear, but good to use. Box closes firmly with no gaps. Lock and key are present, crystal ink bottle is of a later period, nice original firm hinges.
Height: 6.5” (14cm). Width: 12” (30.25cm). Depth: 9” (23cm.
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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