Victorian Walnut Writing Slope.
Antique Writing slope/Writing box -good condition -needs some simple restoration.
Measures: 29.8cm x 21.8cm and 12.2cm tall.
Needs a little TLC -Top right corner of lid must has slightly warped and has tor the veneer to either side of corner as shown -also small chip to top of corner.Small chip to veneer at lower left corner of rear. Velvet writing base looks tired /faded and could be replaced .Inner surfaces (inner top and base) have a thin layer of veneer to cover what i assume in planked carcass -in a couple of places this has slightly bubbled but not really a surface you look at -just trying to give accurate descrition.Screws in hinges starting to come loose. A little time spent would have this looking really good,has nice laquered Brass lock plate and lid shiels which usually go missing.(no key).
SOLD FOR RESTORATION or in condition shown.
These little artworks had a privileged location on the best english homes during the XIX century, accompanied the nobles on their journeys and the senior offices in their campaigns. They were extremely useful and also a sign of distinction.
Take this opportunity. The current global economic situation has made this type of works have a bargain price when valuing the wood they are made of, their age and their perfect finish. But this situation will no longer last as probably soon these works will reach again the prices they used to have.