Fine quality, early Victorian writing slope in ebony with mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays. Externally the box has delicate mother-of-pearl inlays to lid and front, with pewter lines to all edges. Working lock and key. Hinged lid opens to reveal a leathered writing surface, with further mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays to the interior. Silvered hinges and lock plates. The writing surface houses two compartments below. Fitted desk organiser to the rear of the box with a stationery rack, pen tray, two lidded sections and period pair of screw-top glass inkwells. The box measures 40 cm in width, 24 in depth and 13.5 cm in height.
Mid-19th Century Ebony and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Writing Slope
This writing slope is in excellent condition commensurate with age. Very minor historic marks and wear as is to be expected with genuine antiques. Newly re-leathered writing surface. This writing slope has been sympathetically restored in our workshop to a very high standard using traditional methods and materials. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.
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