Outstanding Burr Walnut Tunbridge Ware Writing Box/Slope Complete c1860-80

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Seller: sussex-antiques-vintage (158) 100%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163789173183 Antique Tunbridge Ware Writing Box DESCRIPTION UP FOR SALE WE HAVE AN OUTSTANDING QUALITY AND UNUSUAL ANTIQUE TUNBRIDGE WARE WRITING BOX-STATIONARY CABINET THE BOX IS FINISHED IN A SUPERB QUALITY BURR WALNUT WITH PROFUSELY INLAID TUNBRIDGE WARE INLAYS OF VARYING DESIGNS ON EVERY SIDE THERE ARE ALSO SUPERB FERNWARE TYPE CENTRAL PANELS TO BOTH THE FRONT AND BACK WITHIN BRASS BALL DECORATION FRAMES THE BOX HAS FABULOUS AND ELABORATE BRASSWARE INCLUDING HINGES AND CARRY HANDLES. THERE ARE TWO SOLID MAHOGANY PULL OUT SLOPE SUPPORTS TO THE FRONT WITH BRASS HANDLESTHERE IS THE ORIGINAL BRASS LOCK AND FANCY CUT ESCUTCHEON THE FRONT FLAP OPENS TO REVEAL THE VERY WELL FITTED ORIGINAL INTERIOR WITH SECTIONS FOR STATIONARY AND A PEN TRAY WITH THE ORIGINAL INKWELL THE INTERIOR HAS BEEN BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED IN BURR WALNUT AND SOLID MAHOGANY THE WRITING SLOPE HAS THE ORIGINAL RED LEATHER SKIVER WITH GOLD TOOLING THIS REALLY IS A SPECIAL PIECE MADE TO THE HIGHEST STANDARD AND YOU WOULD STRUGGLE TO EVEN FIND ONE SIMILAR ENGLISH TUNBRIDGE KENT c1860-80 CONDITION THE WRITING BOX IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH JUST VERY LIGHT AGE-RELATED WEAR. BOTTOM EDGE ON RIGHT HAND SIDE HAS BEEN FILLED WHERE TINY PIECES OF INLAY MISSING. OVERALL IS IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH A BEAUTIFUL PATINA. PLEASE SEE ALL LARGE PHOTOS THAT FORM PART OF THE DESCRIPTION APPROX SIZE WIDTH 17” (43cm) DEPTH 12 1/4” (31cm) HEIGHT 15” (37.5cm) SHIPS WORLDWIDE AT COST PRICE PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A HEAVY AND LARGE PIECE THAT WILL BE SHIPPED AT COST COLLECTION IS ALSO POSSIBLE FROM SOUTH LONDON MANY THANKS FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK WITH THE AUCTION. YOU WILL BE DELIGHTED WITH THIS PIECE GUARANTEED. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL THE ITEMS WE SELL ARE EITHER FROM OUR OWN COLLECTION OR HAVE BEEN SPECIFICALLY SOURCED OVER THE YEARS TO PASS ON TO OTHER COLLECTORS. ALL OF THESE ITEMS ARE EITHER VINTAGE OR ANTIQUE AND THEREFORE WILL SHOW SIGNS OF USE AND WEAR. ANY DAMAGE OR RESTORATION WILL ALWAYS BE MENTIONED IN THE LISTING AND SHOWN IN PHOTOS. PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU BID IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF ANYTHING AND WE WILL ANSWER YOU AS QUICKLY AND HONESTLY AS POSSIBLE Condition: Outstanding Unusual Piece In Superb Original Condition. Please Scroll Down To View All Super Sized Photos, Style/ Period: Victorian, Sub-Type: Walnut, Product: Boxes, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware, Product Sub-Type: Writing Boxes/ Slopes, Original/Repro: Original

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