560. Exceptional English Mahogany and Brass Bound Travelling Writing Slope 19th Ct

An Exceptionally Fine Quality English Well Figured Mahogany Campagne Ladies or Gents Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions, with unusual moulded brass inlay decoration and central canted brass tablet on hinged lid, early to mid 19th Century, complete with original fitted interior and later gilt tooled dark burgundy mottled leather writing surface. Wonderful pair fitted brass handles in lovely condition. 

Condition: Professionally restored with replaced gold leaf tooled leather inside. Box closes firmly with no gaps. Lock and key are present and working. Two crystal ink bottles of a later period, nice original firm hinges. 

Height: 4.5” (11.5cm). Width: 14” (35.5cm). Depth: 9.5” (24cm).