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A large and impressive early 19th century mahogany campaign writing slope

A large and impressive early 19th century mahogany campaign writing slope

An impressive late Georgian period campaign writing slope. Brass bound mahogany and of  bi-fold design, with shaped engraving plate and matching escutcheon, with flush military style handles. It opens to reveal a central leather stationery envelope in tooled blue leather, flanked by eight individual pockets. The writing compartment still retains its original silver plated lockable, sealable  inkwells, a pen tray, nib holder and another lidded compartment.

 

Beneath the top writing board the base is lined in blue leather matching the writing boards. There is a concealed panel behind which are two banks of double secret drawers.

 

Size: 19" (48.3cm) wide x 12" (30.5cm) deep x 7.1/4" (18.4cm) high.

 

Circa: 1825

 

Stock no: 4862

    £1,195.00Price
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