Skip to product information
1 of 10

Blue Cherry Antiques

Antique Victorian Large Wooden Writing Slope with Inkwells & Hidden Drawers (Code 2663)

Regular price £245.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £245.00 GBP
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Description

A large 19th century Victorian period writing slope.  It is in mahogany and has a shield cartouche to the top with the initials ARD and dated Oct 89 (1889).  It is substantially constructed and opens to reveal a blue velvet writing surface.  Under the main compartment is a hidden panel with spring and slide action that opens to reveal two drawers.  There is a pen tray with removable dished holder and a stamp section for which the cover also slides off to provide more storage beneath.  There are two inkwells with brass lids marked 'Patent London'.  There is a brass lock, but I have been unable to get a key to fit, so it may well not be functional.

 

Condition

Surprisingly good for period and of quality construction.  Usual period wear, scratches and light indents.  Hinges good.  Lock suspected as non functional.

 

Measurements (Approx)

Height:  14.8 cm  ( 5 7/8 inches) 

Length: 40.3 cm  ( 15 7/8 inches)

Breadth: 29 cm  ( 11 3/8 inches) 

Weight: 4490 grams (before packing).

 

Stock Code:  2663  JU21-1

 

Shipping

Tracked and insured shipping is provided free of charge to most UK addresses, there may be charges for remote or offshore locations.  Your item(s) will usually be shipped within 48hrs of order (weekdays), you will receive an email with confirmation of shipping and tracking code when your item is despatched.   Delivery is usually 1-3 business days from despatch, if you need an item more urgently please get in touch to see if we can assist. 

For international buyers once you have added the item to your cart and specified your delivery address the system will calculate the shipping price for you.  Shipping prices are automatically calculated for the most common destinations and items, if the system does not give you a shipping price for your particular item and location simply get in touch and we will update the system for you. 

Shipping for international orders will be by a tracked (where possible) and insured service via airmail or parcel carrier depending on location and item purchased.

Materials

Shipping & Returns

Dimensions

Care Instructions

Image with text

Pair text with an image to focus on your chosen product, collection, or blog post. Add details on availability, style, or even provide a review.

  • Free Shipping

    Pair text with an image to focus on your chosen product, collection, or blog post. Add details on availability, style, or even provide a review.

  • Hassle-Free Exchanges

    Pair text with an image to focus on your chosen product, collection, or blog post. Add details on availability, style, or even provide a review.