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Antique Correspondence Box, Ceylon, Ebony, Campaign, Writing Slope, Victorian

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  • £24,201.00
  • €28,782 Euro
  • $31,377 US Dollar

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Item Description

Our Stock # 24201

This is an antique gentleman's correspondence box. A Ceylonese ebony campaign writing slope, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850.

  • Fascinating grooved finish, with a well appointed suite of features
  • 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.

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'')

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Our Ref: 24201

Item Info

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 14.5cm W: 42.5cm D: 24.5cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 1833511