A lovely Victorian Writing Slope in rosewood, working lock and key.

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A very attractive medium sized Writing Slope in rosewood.

This lovely box is in  good condition for its age with an attractive grain, patina and colour. All the brass elements, including the hinges, cartouche and lock escutcheon are in extremely good order.

This box features brass banding, a vacant cartouche, lock escutcheon, two inkwell compartments, a stamp slope, pen tray, a maroon leather skiver in excellent condition, and green baize to the base to protect furniture. It also has a working lock on the original key.


Width:          16”            40cm

Depth:           9  1/4”      24cm

Height:          5”              13cm



As with most boxes of this age, there is usually a degree of surface scratching, age-related marks, minor dings and fine veneer splits which all add to the character of the box. However, there is nothing serious here to detract from the beauty and quality of this box.

Price:                £ 355.00

Delivery:         £    20.00   (within U.K mainland)

Total:               £ 375.00


For buyers outside the U.K, please contact me to confirm shipping costs prior to purchase.