A beautiful Campaign Writing Slope in rosewood, secret drawers, ink bottles, working lock with key.

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This is a beautiful Campaign Writing Slope in rosewood. It has a fantastic colour, lovely grain, and the patina is outstanding, especially the top. It has a vacant brass cartouche to the lid ( which could be engraved) repeating the design around the key escutcheon, It also has brass banding and corner protectors.

The box opens to reveal a burgundy coloured, gold tooled leather writing surface/skiver, which is in very good condition. Interior fittings include two brass-capped ink bottles, a pen tray, stamp slope, nib box, and two inkwell compartments. There is also a secret compartment concealing three small drawers used in olden times to hide coins and small items of value. It has a functioning lock on a replacement key.


Width:       50cm

Depth:       25cm

Height:      17cm


In excellent antique condition with a fine patina.

All period Writing Slopes will have a degree of surface scratching, hairline cracks and minor dings commensurate with age and use.

Price £ 580.00 inclusive of delivery within the U.K mainland.

If purchasing from outside the U.K, please contact me for a shipping cost.