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Antique Figured Rosewood writing box with mother of pearl inlay Circa 1830
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Description:
Ref: 859WB  http://hygra.com/859WB 

Antique fine quality figured rosewood writing box with rounded solid edges, inlaid to the top and front with fine inlays of mother of pearl and white metal depicting stylized curved foliage.  The box opens to a  replacement leather writing surface.  The ebony facings and the pen tray are also inlaid with mother of pearl. 
There are compartments for storing writing accessories, ink and pens. Beneath the writing surface there are compartments for storing papers.  Beneath the accessory compartments there are three secret drawers concealed behind a sprung panel.

Origin: UK;  Circa: 1830; Materials: Rosewood and mother of Pearl.

Size: 40.3 cm wide by 25.6 cm by 15 cm:  15.9  inches wide by 10  inches by 6  inches.

Condition: good overall; working lock and key; see images

Keywords: Hygra.com, Antique box,  writing box, writing desk, mother of pearl inlay, rosewood, 

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