Jackdaw Boxes

Mahogany Writing Chest

Large Mahogany Writing Chest, brass bound with brass corners and decorative brass insets on lid and at escutcheon. Dates from early to mid 19thcentury. The slope is covered with Dark Blue leather. Inside, a Mahogany strip hides three secret drawers, lined with blue Fern-leaf papers. The inside of the box is polished Mahogany. There is some damage below the lock on the front of the box, which has been repaired (see photo two). There are compartments for two ink bottles, a pen holder, a slope for wafers/stamps and another open compartment. A solid, substantial box, useful for storing photos/documents. No key. JB 0278.

Width50 cmHeight18 cmFront/Back26 cm

Price 210.00

P&P 20.00

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