This is a lovely antique Victorian Gothic Revival gilt brass strapwork mounted Coromandel stationery box, circa 1870 in date.
This delightful antique writing slope has a hinged serpentine lid which opens to reveal a fitted interior with stepped divisions and its original navy blue silked lined interior. The box has exquisite cut card and engraved brass strapwork, hinges and lock.
The box has various compartments for pens, pencils and letters. It has a vesta case on the right hand side with a brass plaque that is inscribed 'Matches', and a stamp holder on the left hand side which is inscribed 'Stamps'
The stationery box has a fully working lock and it comes with its original key that has been fitted with a decorative golden tassel.
This is a highly decorative piece which will make a statement once placed on any period desk.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 18 cm x Width 24 cm x Depth 15 cm
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 6 inches
Our reference: 09401
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