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Victorian Antique Ladies Combined Workbox & Writing Slope with Contents c1870 (Code 2806)

  • £26500


An interesting Victorian period ladies combined workbox and writing slope c1870.  It is in rosewood veneer over a mahogany frame with mother of pearl inlay.  The lid is fitted to hold small items and there is a divided section at the back for small sewing accessories.  The slope section folds forward to reveal a velvet writing surface, and there is an inkwell and pen holder.  There is further storage under the slope.  All the contents in the picture are included with the box, some of them appear period and may well be original to the item.



Typical for period, some wear and repairs to the veneer exterior.  Normal age related wear to the interior particularly to the back.  Lighter patch to the top above the mother of pearl inlay.  Lock works fine.  Top undulates a little.


Measurements (Approx)

Height:  10 cm  ( 4 inches)

Width: 26.5 cm  ( 10 1/2 inches)

Depth: 22.5 cm  ( 9 inches) 

Weight: 1820 grams (before packing).


Stock Code:  2806  OC21-1



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