Antique Georgian Mahogany Writing Slope / box - great box for a collector! "Seen by the Victoria & Albert Museum in June, 1972 and believed to be mid Georgian, circa 1770". Lovely mahogany gentleman's folding, travelling writing slope / box.
Good sized military officer's writing slope, made in mahogany having side sliding draw condition quite good, needs a key length in total 47cm depth 25cm height being 15cm, box retains item's original handles, offering free worldwide post.
A real antique, has superb brass furniture and quality handles lovely long draw, the box is in remarkable original condition, the blue cloth is split in middle from use over time, needing a key sourcing the box is in quality rosewood and would look fantastic with brass furniture polished and wood given some waxing, length of box is 46cm width of 25cm and height closed of 17cm box when open will have a depth of 50cm. offering free worldwide delivery.
Once released, it opens to reveal more storage and another braided section for letters, etc. The two tone wood creates a lovely effect. All of the slope, save for the pulls on the leather skiver is in excellent condition.
Condition - the receiving plate for the lock is not. box in glorious order despite its 288 years age ! Superb early box with thick hand golden coloured cut veneers. make sure the the box presents in the very bets of condition.