A lovely antique Victorian Coromandel writing slope, the coromandel applied with beautiful inlaid decoration of brass, silver, bone and pewter, Circa 1860 in date.
Opening to an interior desk with the original velvet lined writing slope, ink wells and storage containers and a compartment for papers below the slope.
The interior bears a makers label:
MADE BY S. WOOLFIELD/ 28 BUCHANAN ST. GLASGOW;
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 lock and key.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, with minor wear to the velvet, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 13 x Width 29 x Depth 19
Dimensions in inches:
Height 5 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 7 inches
Our reference: 09959b
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.