Mahogany writing slope box. Circa 1840



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Mid 1800’s large campaign style mahogany writing box in fine condition.

Circa 1840

Unspoilt patina. No missing or replaced veneer.

All corners and straps original and firmly fixed. Top closes square and true on the hinges.

Original twin sliding slope clasps with a later working key.

Office section comprising of dished pen tray with storage space beneath, small lidded section, wafer slope and twin inkwell sections with a matching pair of replacement inkwells in perfect condition.

Both storage sections beneath the writing platform are in very clean condition.

A working key is supplied. The box had been treated to a replacement leather slope surface with subtle embossed border in spotless condition.

A fine looking box and an excellent example of what is considered to be a ‘classic’ in terms of style.


Approx Dimensions: 45cm x 24cm x 14cm

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