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    Antique Gentleman's Travelling Box, Anglo Indian, Correspondence Case, Victorian

    Antique Gentleman's Travelling Box, Anglo Indian, Correspondence Case, Victorian

    $2,300 (approx conversion from £1895)

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    About this item

    Our Stock # 18.8872

    This is an antique gentleman's travelling box. An Anglo-Indian, teak and brass bound correspondence case, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.

    Delightful colonial interest, perfect for the golden age of luxury travel Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order throughout Select teak shows fine grain interest and deep caramel hues Accentuated with brass bound corners, showing golden tones Attractive inlaid lid, with a boxwood shield form surrounding a brass quarterfoil To the reverse, an original mirror plate presents a clear, bright reflection The mirror lifts to reveal a suite of document slides, held securely by a sliding clasp Glass door lifts open to reveal a small selection of storage trays Decorated with small pierced brackets, the front tray lifts out for ease of access Dressed to the front fascia with an inset quaterfoil lock escutcheon — key absent

    This is a fascinating antique gentleman's travelling box, with quality craftsmanship and a suite of useful features to aid the convenience of long journeys away from home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

    Dimensions:
    Max Width: 23cm (9'')
    Max Depth: 28.5cm (11.25'')
    Max Height: 12cm (4.75'')

    Mirror Plate Width: 12cm (4.75'')
    Mirror Plate Height: 16.5cm (6.5'')

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    Additional Information

    Code

    18.8872 (AB-124759)

    Dimensions

    W: 23cm  (9.1")H: 12cm  (4.7")D: 28cm  (11")L: 23cm  (9.1")

    Period

    Victorian (1837 to 1901)

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