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Burr Walnut with Ebony And Calamander Lap Writing Desk -London 1830

A superb burr walnut lap writing desk. Interior structure made from mahogany and finished with  ebony and Calamander with brass fittings. The silver plated  ink pots original to the case

 

Blue leathered slope matching the blue velvet interior of the secret draws. The secret  opened by removing the lid of the first compartment and pressing the floor. This will release the spring on the secret compartment.

Within the secret compartment two blue plush velvet lined draws are located. The original invoice for the purchase of this case and others were found on opening the secret drawer.

The invoice from Greens writing & Dress Cases, West End of Oxford Street. The purchaser being Captain Ashbourn on June 22nd 1830. The receipt is currently being photographed and will be added shortly.

Condition

The case is superb. The Brahma lock has been removed and fully cleaned and serviced by the maker Brahma.

Cased Travelling Box With The Works Of Byron

A superb travelling collection of Byron's poetic works in 12 miniature volumes. The set held within a red leathered case which doubles as a book case.

Condition

Outer cased leather worn through usage. Clasp of case excellent. The books with minor wear. A rare and superb set

Georgian Mahogany Hinged Candle Box With Drawer

A lovely mahogany brass hinged candle box with lower drawer. ready for wall mounting. Later clothes brush held in lower drawer.

Condition

Lovely original condition with appropriate wear for age. Free from any breaks.

 

George III Mahogany Apothecary Case c.1820

A lovely example of a travelling George III mahogany apothecary  case with ivory kite shaped escutcheon. Case contains various chemist bottles in various conditions 

Working lock with new replacement Key.

 Height 15 cm

Condition

Box in lovely condition,four original  bottles with two later.

SOLD

 

Faux Tortoiseshell Hairpin Box

Lovely tortoiseshell hairpin box

Lovely original condition free from breaks or cracks

 SOLD

 

SOLD