Antique Victorian Coromandel & Brass Inlay Writing Box Slope with SECRET DRAWERS

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller awilsonantiques (78) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 163819907400 PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER SITE cgfclocks for feedbackAntique Victorian Coromandel Writing Box Slope SECRET DRAWERS DESCRIPTION:This is superb Victorian Coromandel and brass inalid writing box. This really is an superb article, as you can see from the photographs this writing box is finished the most exquisite Coromandel veneers which has the most superb grain and nicely inlaid with fine brass stringing. It has a stunning interior, which incorporates two lovely secret drawers. The quality of this box is exceptional. The exterior is beautifully finished in Coromandel veneers and the front and top also have lovely fine brass inlay stringing. The top of the box has a pretty shaped inlaid plaque and there is a pretty shaped brass key hole. The box is complete with it's original lock and key but this is only working intermittently. When the lid is lifted this reveals the blue tooled velvet and leather framed writing slope. The top is then released by two catches to give access to a compartments which has been nicely polished. The bottom section of the writing slope contains two ink bottle compartment (but there is no ink bottles). Then there is a stamp slide to one side and a pen rest to the centre. To access the bottom compartments which has been nicely polished, the bottom section of the slope is lifted. The secret drawers are located behind a polished panel. To access the secret drawers, the partitioning between the ink bottle compartment to the right (if you are looking at the box with the secret drawer panel in front of you as shown in the photographs) and the stamp slide is lifted up. This allows the covering plate to be released. The two secret drawers are lovely quality as can be seen from the photographs and have nice knob handles. DIMENSIONS:The approximate dimensions are: - 13 3/4 inches / 35 cm long- 9 3/4 inches / 24.5 cm deep- 6 1/2 inches / 16 cm high AGE:The writing box is circa 1840 / 1860. CONDITION:The writing box is in good condition, just minor and marks commensurate with age as can be seen from the photographs. In addition along the joint of the slope to the top compartment is split and there are knocks / marks and a few piece of the leather frame lacking, please study photographs to see this wear / damage etc. The box is complete with it's original lock and key but this is only working intermittently so being sold as not working and requiring attention. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive. Overall it is a wonderful writing box which would grace any home, so happy bidding Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' / ‘SELLER LEGAL INFORMATION’ PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER SITE cgfclocks for feedback. Ref: writing box 32 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The writing box is in good condition, just minor and marks commensurate with age as can be seen from the photographs. In addition along the joint of the slope to the top compartment is split and there are knocks / marks and a few piece of the leather frame lacking, please study photographs to see this wear / damage etc. The box is complete with it's original lock and key but this is only working intermittently so being sold as not working and requiring attention. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive., Featured Refinements: Secret Box, Style/ Period: Victorian, Product: Boxes, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware, Sub-Type: Coromandel, Product Sub-Type: Writing Boxes/ Slopes, Original/Repro: Original

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