Victorian Brassbound Walnut Military Style Writing Slope.
A superb example of a Victorian Brassbound Military style writing slope in a beautiful piece of walnut. The box dates back to c.1870.
It features a brass shield top and key escutcheon.
Open the box to reveal the original black and gold writing surface
a pen slope with compartment underneath, a nib slope with nibs , two inkwell sections with glass inkwells. Open the back of the inside lid to see space for paperwork. There is also two secret drawers (which work by pulling up the inkwell divider) underneath the writing surface.
The box is complete with a working lock and tasselled key.
It measures 35 x23 and stands 15.5cm high.