A lovely small Writing Slope in walnut, inkwell, working lock with key.

NOW SOLD.    A lovely little Victorian Writing Slope in walnut.

This attractive little Writing Slope would make a lovely Christmas or birthday present for a youngster, student, or someone looking for something compact.

This box has a nice walnut grain, good colour, and a pleasing patina. It has a vacant brass cartouche to the lid (which could be engraved) and a matching brass key escutcheon.

The interior features an attractive gold-tooled leather writing surface/skiver in burgundy/dark red, which is in very good condition with no cracks on the fold line. Interior fittings include one brass-capped ink bottle, a removable pen tray, an inkwell compartment, and a nib rest or stamp slope. Beneath the two lift-up writing boards, there is storage space for small items of stationary, writing paper, envelopes and pens.

A lovely Christmas or birthday present.


Length:  30.5cm

Width:    21.5cm

Height:   15cm


A very good, clean little box in fine antique condition.

All period Writing Slopes will have a degree of surface scratching and minor blemishes commensurate with age and use.

Price £355.00 (inclusive of delivery within the U.K mainland)

If you are purchasing from outside the U.K, please contact me for a shipping price.

Should you have any questions or queries, please email me at: jamesforsterantiques@outlook.com or call me on: 01935 892313