A splendid Regency Writing Slope in mahogany, side drawer, secret drawers, inkwells, working lock with key.

NOW SOLD – Please see our remaining stock.     A super antique Regency Writing Slope in mahogany, circa 1811-1820.

This lovely box has it all!

  • Side drawer.
  • Secret compartment concealing three small drawers.
  • Two original brass-capped inkwells.
  • A beautiful gold-tooled leather writing surface/skiver in blue.
  • Flush-fitting brass carrying handles at each end.
  • A working lock with key.
  • Green baize fitted to the base to protect furniture.


This splendid Regency Writing Slope has a lovely mahogany grain, good colour, and a pleasing patina. It has a vacant brass cartouche to the lid ( which could be engraved) with a matching key escutcheon and brass edging, all in excellent order.

The box opens to reveal a very attractive gold-tooled leather writing surface/skiver in blue which is in excellent order with no cracks or flaws. Interior fittings include: two brass-capped inkwells, a pen tray, a lidded nib box, and a stamp slope.

Special features.

This box has a side drawer, very useful for storage in addition to the areas beneath the lift up writing boards. It also has a secret compartment that conceals three small drawers, probably used in olden days to hide coins or small items of value. There are two storage areas under the writing boards, one with a simple letter web. The box has a functioning lock with a key.


Width: 45.5cm

Depth:  24cm

Height: 17cm


A very attractive box in fine antique condition. Apart from some minor ink spots/spills, which is very common, there is nothing else to note.

Price: £660.00 including carriage within the U.K mainland. If you are purchasing from outside the U.K, please contact me for a shipping estimate.

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