A lovely antique Victorian Coromandel writing Slope retailed by Whittington of Neath and made by the world famous London box makers Betjemann & Sons, circa 1870 in date.
This wonderful antique writing slope is in beautiful coromandel wood with brass studded cruciform centre and matching corners.
It has a purple velvet lined writing slope with a compartment for papers below.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
Coromandel, also known as Calamander wood, is a higly prized and valuable exotic wood from India and Sri Lanka and was only used in top quality pieces.
Complete with working Bramah lock and key, the lock is stamped Betjemann.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 11 x Width 36 x Depth 26
Dimensions in inches:
Height 4 inches x Width 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 10 inches
Our reference: 08261
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.