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Antique Correspondence Box, Ceylon, Ebony, Campaign, Writing Slope c.1850 (1 of 12)
London Fine Ltd
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Antique Correspondence Box, Ceylon, Ebony, Campaign, Writing Slope c.1850

REF: 24201 / LA491185
£1,295
€1,513
$1,629
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Description
This is an antique gentleman's correspondence box. A Ceylonese ebony campaign writing slope, dating to the mid 19th Century period, circa 1850. Fascinating grooved finish, with a well appointed suite of features that displays a desirable aged patina and in good original order. Solid teak with distinctive appearance and deep brown tonality. Dressed with a brass lock escutcheon — in working order, key present. Slight apex to the lid, opening to reveal the fitted interior. Presents a pair of baize skivers, each lifting to access storage space. Trio of hidden drawers reside behind a lift-out fascia. Replete with paper roller, pen tray and document storage. This is an unusual and intriguing antique correspondence box, with a fascinating distinct appearance and useful interior. Solid joints and construction, delivered ready for the home. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help. Our Ref: 24201
measurements
Closed Width: 42.5cm (16.75'') Closed Depth: 24.5cm (9.75'') Closed Height: 14.5cm (5.75'') Open Width: 42.5cm (16.75'') Open Depth: 63cm (24.75'') Open Height: 9.5cm (3.75'')
declaration
London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Correspondence Box, Ceylon, Ebony, Campaign, Writing Slope c.1850 (LA491185) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1850
condition
Presented in very good antique condition.
additional info
location
This Antique Correspondence Box, Ceylon, Ebony, Campaign, Writing Slope c.1850 is located in Devon, United Kingdom