Mid 1800’s inlaid rosewood writing box in fine condition. Attractive grain and unspoilt patina. Inlaid brass strips, escutcheon and ornate handles all complete and in very good condition. All veneer in very good condition. Lid close square on the original hinges. Original lock with a replacement working key supplied. Office section comprising of dished pen tray, with storage space beneath, twin stamp slopes, lidded section and two inkpot sections with what is quite possibly an original inkpot in very good condition. The top surface of the writing platform has had a replacement leather professionally fitted, the blind and gilt embossed ‘antiqued’ leather complementing the interior rosewood and brassware nicely. Storage area beneath the top section of the writing platform for miscellaneous stationery. Nice looking item.
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