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Betjemann Writing Slope in Coromandel

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Reference
500633
Height
16 cm (6 1/4")
Width
37 cm (14 1/2")
Depth
29 cm (11 1/2")
A rare design Writing Box by renowned cabinet makers G.Betjemann & Sons, retailed by Wedgewood & Son, London. Veneered in beautiful figured exotic coromandel, complemented by a stunning satinwood interior. With ornate brass mounts. Contains its original purple gold-tooled velvet writing surface (the underside of which has the maker's plate, engraved 'Wedgewood & Son 9 Cornhill'), pen tray and two brass gilded top glass inkwells. There is a secret, solid satinwood, sectioned compartment that extends from the back of the box, accessed by pressing the 'Betjemanns Patent' engraved button in the center of the writing surface.

This wonderful antique writing slope comes with a fully working lock & tasselled key.

All our items come with an authentication certificate with an image, as well as our latest catalogue, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with 14 day no-quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.
Height
16 cm (6 1/4")
Width
37 cm (14 1/2")
Depth
29 cm (11 1/2")
Period
Victorian
Year
1880
Medium
Coromandel, Satinwood, brass, glass, velvet
Country
United Kingdom