Regency triple fold mahogany writing box in exceptional condition. Circa 1820
Original inset brass corners, cartouche and side handles all firmly attached with the original screw fixings.
The original lock comes complete with a later working key.
The top opens to reveal the original leather panel to the lid interior with storage envelope to the back with the leather side folds still fully intact.
Additional storage within the lid recess for papers to the centre in excellent condition.
The office section comprises of a replacement central pen tray with storage space beneath, wafer slope and two inkwell sections complete with a matching pair of replacement brass screw top inkwells.
Original mahogany writing surface for writing letters with the front folding forward to provide the main sloping writing surface .
In fitting the leather respect was given to the original methods insofar that leather hinges were precisely cut and fixed within the original recesses in the two sections of the writing boards and the box carcass.
Storage spaces beneath both sections of the writing surfaces. Access to the three original secret drawers by sliding up the original concealing panel.
These triple fold writing boxes were almost exclusively made pre 1830 when boxes tended to be of a more solid construction. The style offered maximum storage and the option of privacy when writing by way of the lid.
Unpacked weight: 7 Kg
Measures approximately: 50,5 cm x 27,5 cm x 18 cm