Antique Gentleman's Travelling Box, Anglo Indian, Correspondence Case, Victorian
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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.
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'')
Hele, United Kingdom
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