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Romantic Beautiful Antique Victorian Couples Coromandel & Ebony Writing Slopes

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Seller: pandorasbox137 (1,826) 99.7%, Location: Montrose, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 122214061822 Rare, Exquisite Antique His and Hers Coromandel and Ebony Writing Slopes C. 1850 This is a rare opportunity to purchase a unique pair of beautiful couples victorian writing slopes in stunning dark Coromandel and Ebony. These are fine writing slopes of good proportions with clean brass edging, stunning figuring and construction. C.1850 in date approx. Larger Slope The exterior top and front faces are veneered in stunning Coromandel and inlaid with single line brass stringing, complemented by clean brass edging. There has been a repair to the top stringing line on the front face at some point, which has been filled and coloured. A brass escutcheon to the front and matching blank cartouche to the top, both trimmed with single line brass stringing. Fully working lock which has been recently restored, with brass key. Both shot bolts are in good order. All brass work & hinges are tight and in very well maintained condition. The top lifts up to reveal writing and storage areas. The inside main surface is veneered in black ebony and has an inkeeping new custome replacement red leather tooled skiver with gold decorative border and corner motifs. Both inner boards lift up for storage of papers etc. Inside also contains a pair of replacement Victorian copy inkwell pots with screw off lid's. Inside the lockable smaller board are three secret small drawers; they sit behind a wooden panel which springs open by pulling up a divider release mechanism. There is a flip out lid compartment for pens & nibs. In addition a compartment section adjacent to the lock which would have been used to house official papers and correspondence. This slope has excellent polish and timbers with a well waxed shine, in a very well maintained condition. New traditional olive green hessian has been added to base for protection. Dimensions: Width cm (”) - TBA Depth cm (”) - TBA Height cm (”) - TBA Smaller Slope The exterior top and front faces are veneered in stunning Coromandel and inlaid with single line brass stringing, complemented by clean brass edging. There is a brass escutcheon to the front and matching blank cartouche to the top, also trimmed in single line brasswork. Fully working lock which has been recently restored, with brass key. Shot bolts in good order. All brass work & hinges are tight and in well maintained condition. The top lifts up to reveal writing and storage areas. The inside main surface is in black ebonised veneer and has a new replacement olive green leather tooled skiver with gold decorative boarder and corner motifs. Both inner boards lift up for storage of papers etc. Inside also contains a pair of matching replacement Victorian copy inkwell pots with screw off lid's. Inside the lockable smaller board are three small drawers; they sit behind a wooden panel that springs open by pulling up a divider release section. There is a flip out lid compartment for pens & nibs. In addition a compartment section adjacent to the lock which would have been used to house official papers and correspondence. Brass pen nib rests are situated on either sides of the boards. Excellent polish and timbers with well waxed shine, very well maintained condition. New traditional olive green hessian has been added to the base for protection. Dimensions: Width cm (”) - TBA Depth cm (”) - TBA Height cm (”) - TBA There is no mistaking their unique quality and design, which is sure to make these treasured pieces by any discerning collector or romantic. Great decorative antique slopes which can be used for storage of your personal items and locked to keep them safe. Please note all antique items will show signs of age related usage this is only to be expected. Any questions please ask, no returns Thanks for looking For overseas postage please contact me for a price. Items sent in U.K of a low value are sent first class Royal Mail, with proof of postage obtained from cashiers desk; whilst more expensive items are sent recorded delivery. Please note most of the items I sell are mainly antique or vintage and as such have been around for many years, they will show signs of use & wear. I will try to describe condition and always try to point out any damage or repairs seen. Items are sourced mainly in the U.K from auction houses, fairs, dealers and private collections. Overseas buyers might be liable for import tax at customs. This payment is the responsibility of the buyer and is out of our control. We do not accept returns If you have any questions please feel free to contact me using the eBay message service and I will reply as soon as I can. <div style="text-align:center"><a style="text-decoration:none" href="http://mostpopular.sellathon.com/?id=AC1397872"><img src="http://www.sellathon.com/Resources/Images/countercredit.gif" border="0"></a></div> Condition: “Coromandel and Ebony, Clean Brass edging, Unmarked Cartouche Plates, Fully Working locks with keys - Good Polish and Timbers”, Original/Reproduction: Original

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