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    Antique Campaign Correspondence Box, Anglo Indian, Colonial, Writing, Victorian

    Antique Campaign Correspondence Box, Anglo Indian, Colonial, Writing, Victorian

    $3,600 (approx conversion from £2950)

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    About this item

    Our Stock # 18.8554

    This is an antique campaign correspondence box. An Anglo-Indian, teak and bone inlaid colonial writing case with fitted interior, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

    Enticing writing box with a delightful array of hidden compartments Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order Select Teak shows fine grain interest and bright russet hues Inlaid throughout with crisp, white bone for decorative appeal Lid opens to reveal a fully-featured, convertible interior Dressed with an inset lock to the drop-front fascia — key absent The fascia rests at a canted angle to provide a writing slope Two document trays offers seven and eight compartments respectively Small cabinet to rear lifting outwards, with an internal pin lever accessing a hidden drawer Dressed with a small bone handle, the field panel doors open to reveal small storage shelves Set within the fitted frame, a final hidden drawer can be extended with the pin lever Further storage offered by a pair of lift-out pen trays

    This is a fascinating antique campaign correspondence box, with a charming suite of hidden compartments. A fine example of Anglo-Indian colonial craftsmanship. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.

    Dimensions:
    Max Width: 45.5cm (18'')
    Max Depth: 29.5cm (11.5'')
    Max Height: 24.5cm (9.75'')

    Extended Width: 45.5cm (18'')
    Extended Depth: 64.5cm (25.5'')
    Extended Height: 46cm (18'') 

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    Additional Information

    Code

    18.8554

    Dimensions

    W: 45cm  (17.7")H: 24cm  (9.4")D: 29cm  (11.4")L: 45cm  (17.7")

    Period

    Victorian (1837 to 1901)

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