Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian

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Special Price £3,748.50 Regular Price £4,165.00


Material Mahogany
Room Living Room
Period 19th Century
Width (cm) 44.00
Depth (cm) 45.00
Height (cm) 27.50
Dimensions H 27.5 cm x W 44 cm x D 45 cm
Product Code ‌18.6919

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This is an antique campaign writing slope. An English, mahogany ship's captain's correspondence desk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. Superior campaign piece with captivating roll-top action Displays a desirable aged patina Select mahogany shows fine grain interest Rich caramel hues to the wax polish finish Upon opening the front drawer, the roll-top arcs backwards to reveal the secret gallery Raising from its recess, the 8 compartment letter rack flanks a central mirrored door The writing slope in two parts, the upper of which conceals another compartment Dressed in vibrant purple velour with rich, golden tooled border Dressed with a shield shaped brass escutcheon with working inset lock — key present Brass drop handles on shaped backs, with similar handle to the rising compartment Campaign handles to the sides feature recessed pulls with demi-lune handles Striking, brass X-shaped dressing to the gallery sides — the right pushing in to lower the piece This is a beguiling antique campaign writing slope, with an automated mechanism that will delight for years to come. A rare opportunity, this piece is set to be a fine addition to any collection or home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 44cm (17.25") Max depth 45cm (17.75") Max height 27.5cm (10.75") Open width 44cm (17.25") Open depth 66cm (26") Open height 41.5cm (16.25") We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques.

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