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    antique boxes: writing slopes

    Antique writing slopes are usually slanted with a lid and of a small portable proportion to store and aid writing sometimes during travel

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    • A very fine Georgian Writing Slope in Mahogany, secret drawers, internal and external locks with ...

      A very fine Georgian Writing Slope in Mahogany, secret drawers, internal and external locks with ...

      james forster antiques, yeovil, united kingdom

      A very fine Georgian Writing Slope in Mahogany, secret drawers, internal and external locks with keys. This beautiful Slope has a lovely grain, patina and colour. It is in excellent condition and all the Brass...

      £610.00

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    • Antique quality Victorian 19th Century marquetry writing box desk table slope

      Antique quality Victorian 19th Century marquetry writing box desk table slope

      prior and willis antiques, wisbech, united kingdom

      Antique quality Victorian 19th Century marquetry writing box desk table slope

      £595.00

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    • Antique Victorian Turnbridge Ware Burl Walnut Traveling Wooden Writing Slope Box

      Antique Victorian Turnbridge Ware Burl Walnut Traveling Wooden Writing Slope Box

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Tunbridge Ware Inlaid Well Figured Solid Burr Walnut Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and compact proportions. Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. The original fitted interior...

      £595.00

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    • A Lovely Victorian Writing Slope in Rosewood, lock and key.

      A Lovely Victorian Writing Slope in Rosewood, lock and key.

      james forster antiques, yeovil, united kingdom

      A very attractive medium size Writing Slope in Rosewood. This lovely box is in good condition for its age with an attractive grain, patina and colour. All the Brass elements, including the hinges, are in...

      £360.00

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    • A beautiful Victorian Writing Slope in Mahogany, secret compartment, lock and key.

      A beautiful Victorian Writing Slope in Mahogany, secret compartment, lock and key.

      james forster antiques, yeovil, united kingdom

      A beautiful Victorian Writing Slope in Mahogany with secret drawers and a working lock and key. This beautiful Slope has a lovely grain, patina and colour. It is in excellent condition and all the Brass...

      £650.00

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    • A superb Victorian Writing Slope in Rosewood, with candle sconces, secret drawers, and lock and k...

      A superb Victorian Writing Slope in Rosewood, with candle sconces, secret drawers, and lock and k...

      james forster antiques, yeovil, united kingdom

      This beautiful Writing Slope has a very attractive grain, patina and colour. All the Brass elements including the hinges are in very good order. Apart from stunning looks, this Writing Slope has many special features...

      £795.00

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    • Antique Victorian Rosewood Writing Box, Mother-Of-Pearl Foliate Spandrels, Circa 1840

      Antique Victorian Rosewood Writing Box, Mother-Of-Pearl Foliate Spandrels, Circa 1840

      hl & hl antiquities ltd., london, united kingdom

      TEM 1166 CONDITION Item is in damaged condition as there is visible wear to the fitted leather interior, a visible wooden crack to one of the hidden compartments and visible felt scratches to the green...

      £250.00

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    • Irish Dublin Georgian Burl Walnut Brass Bound Traveling Writing Slope Box

      Irish Dublin Georgian Burl Walnut Brass Bound Traveling Writing Slope Box

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      An Exceptionally Fine Quality Irish Well Figured Solid Burr Walnut Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and large proportions, with unusual moulded brass inlay decoration and central shield shaped brass tablet on...

      £985.00

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    • Antique Coromandel Mother of Pearl Victorian Writing Slope Box

      Antique Coromandel Mother of Pearl Victorian Writing Slope Box

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      Stunning and Rare Example of an English well grained Ladys Coromandel Travelling Writing Slope of generous proportions. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, possibly earlier. The entire outer main area with lavish Mother of Pearl...

      £575.00

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    • Antique French Tortoiseshell Brass Inlaid Boulle Mahogany Writing Slope Box 19Ct

      Antique French Tortoiseshell Brass Inlaid Boulle Mahogany Writing Slope Box 19Ct

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      An Exceptionally Fine Quality Example of a Polished Brass and Tortoiseshell Inlaid Boulle Style Travelling Writing Slope made during the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, of French origin. The entire top area decorated with...

      £1,485.00

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    • Irish Coromandel Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin, circa 1860

      Irish Coromandel Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin, circa 1860

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      Stunning and Rare Example of an Irish well grained Ladys Coromandel Travelling Writing Slope of compact proportions, made in Dublin, Ireland by George Austin. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. The entire outer main area...

      £575.00

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    • Antique Georgian Mahogany Victorian Brass Bound Traveling Writing Slope Box 19Ct

      Antique Georgian Mahogany Victorian Brass Bound Traveling Writing Slope Box 19Ct

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Well Figured Solid Mahogany Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions, with unusual moulded brass inlay decoration, flush side carrying handles and central canted brass...

      £775.00

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    • Irish Mahogany Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin, circa 1860

      Irish Mahogany Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin, circa 1860

      patrick howard antiques, dublin, ireland

      Stunning and Rare Example of an Irish well grained Mahogany Travelling Writing Slope of good size proportions, made in Dublin, Ireland by George Austin. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. The entire outer main area...

      £575.00

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    • A superior antique Treen Tunbridge Ware fitted Lap Desk Hever Castle C. 19thC

      A superior antique Treen Tunbridge Ware fitted Lap Desk Hever Castle C. 19thC

      icollectuk, london, united kingdom

      A wonderful and superior Tunbridge ware Lap Desk having centre panel with Hever Castle and another panel of geometric squares, having also a floral border. Inside fully fitted with further mosaic decoration including its original...

      £1,050.00

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    • An extremely rare & fine antique rosewood Lap Desk & fittings Palais Royal C.19thC

      An extremely rare & fine antique rosewood Lap Desk & fittings Palais Royal C.19thC

      icollectuk, london, united kingdom

      An extremely rare and very fine antique rosewood inlaid Lap Desk, possibly a salesman sample/apprentice piece/Ladies Lap Desk possibly Palais Royal, the slope having an embossed leather panel with a further silvered electrotype panel under...

      £950.00

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    • Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6823

      This is an antique writing slope. An English, oak travelling correspondence box, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Quality writing slope encased in superb stocks of oak
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak shows fine grain interest and medullary rays
      • Brass and leather fittings of the highest order
      • Opening from an attractive box into a generously sized correspondence slope
      • The leather dressed lid interior replete with a set of writing tools
      • Five-compartment letter rack sits alongside three small drawers with silvered pulls
      • Tooled leather skiver in two parts, the upper opening for further storage
      • Pair of Gothic revival taste drop handles to each side, over shaped backs
      • Circular, working Brahma security lock to the front — key present
      • Two glass ink wells situated within a fold-out tray with hidden compartment
      • Shield shaped clasp to the skiver an attractive flourish

      This is a superb antique writing slope, with eye-catching oak and copious medullary rays. As useful today as it was 100 years ago, this is a fine example of Edwardian travelling convenience. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to delight.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 43cm (17'')
      Max Depth: 25cm (9.75'')
      Max Height: 29.5cm (11.5'')

      Extended Width: 43cm (17'')
      Extended Depth: 69cm (27.25'')
      Extended Height: 50.5cm (20'')

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      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      £1,295.00

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    • Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6823

      This is an antique writing slope. An English, oak travelling correspondence box, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Quality writing slope encased in superb stocks of oak
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak shows fine grain interest and medullary rays
      • Brass and leather fittings of the highest order
      • Opening from an attractive box into a generously sized correspondence slope
      • The leather dressed lid interior replete with a set of writing tools
      • Five-compartment letter rack sits alongside three small drawers with silvered pulls
      • Tooled leather skiver in two parts, the upper opening for further storage
      • Pair of Gothic revival taste drop handles to each side, over shaped backs
      • Circular, working Brahma security lock to the front — key present
      • Two glass ink wells situated within a fold-out tray with hidden compartment
      • Shield shaped clasp to the skiver an attractive flourish

      This is a superb antique writing slope, with eye-catching oak and copious medullary rays. As useful today as it was 100 years ago, this is a fine example of Edwardian travelling convenience. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to delight.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 43cm (17'')
      Max Depth: 25cm (9.75'')
      Max Height: 29.5cm (11.5'')

      Extended Width: 43cm (17'')
      Extended Depth: 69cm (27.25'')
      Extended Height: 50.5cm (20'')

      Buy it now direct from the dealer here:
      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      £1,295.00

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    • Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6823

      This is an antique writing slope. An English, oak travelling correspondence box, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910.

      • Quality writing slope encased in superb stocks of oak
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak shows fine grain interest and medullary rays
      • Brass and leather fittings of the highest order
      • Opening from an attractive box into a generously sized correspondence slope
      • The leather dressed lid interior replete with a set of writing tools
      • Five-compartment letter rack sits alongside three small drawers with silvered pulls
      • Tooled leather skiver in two parts, the upper opening for further storage
      • Pair of Gothic revival taste drop handles to each side, over shaped backs
      • Circular, working Brahma security lock to the front — key present
      • Two glass ink wells situated within a fold-out tray with hidden compartment
      • Shield shaped clasp to the skiver an attractive flourish

      This is a superb antique writing slope, with eye-catching oak and copious medullary rays. As useful today as it was 100 years ago, this is a fine example of Edwardian travelling convenience. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to delight.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 43cm (17'')
      Max Depth: 25cm (9.75'')
      Max Height: 29.5cm (11.5'')

      Extended Width: 43cm (17'')
      Extended Depth: 69cm (27.25'')
      Extended Height: 50.5cm (20'')

      Buy it now direct from the dealer here:
      Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian

      £1,295.00

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    • Georgian mahogany writing box

      Georgian mahogany writing box

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Needing some restoration to make pristine good sized length of 45 cm width 25 cm height 16 cm, offering free UK delivery reference LFC

      £150.00

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    • Writing box brass bound and inlayed, made in  rosewood

      Writing box brass bound and inlayed, made in rosewood

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Quality box, condition quite good needs ink wells and key, has two secret draws all fittings present one secret draw needs nob, offering free worldwide delivery reference BBB

      £195.00

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    • Antique travel writing box

      Antique travel writing box

      private seller, bushey, united kingdom

      This item is in nice condition but will require some attention to the interior fabric. Dimensions (closed) are: 29.5 x 22 x 16.5. Item can be picked up in the Watford area.

      £80.00

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    • Writing Box Georgian Stunning

      Writing Box Georgian Stunning

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Coromandel wood brass bound comes with working key too, lock Brahms which depicts quality sadly the leather has split in usual place being on the fold, the box has the odd blemish of time but...

      £995.00

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    • Rare Scottish writing and jewels box

      Rare Scottish writing and jewels box

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superb inlaid box, in quality walnut with super inlays to top has working key and lock the mirror has over time become ghosted , the jewels section is still quite good, the slopes leather is...

      £1,495.00

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    • antique writing slope box

      antique writing slope box

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Quality slope, brass inlaid walnut carcass reasonable condition needs key to the expensive locking system leather split as usual has secret compartments will need very little restoration to make this one of the best. Sizes...

      £395.00

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    • Writing Slope Military Georgian rosewood

      Writing Slope Military Georgian rosewood

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      A real antique, has superb brass furniture and quality handles lovely long draw, the box is in remarkable original condition, the blue cloth is split in middle from use over time, needing a key sourcing...

      £325.00

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