Tunbridge Ware Writing Slope c1850

£450.00

Product Code:23101911

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Description

Heading : Tunbridge ware writing slope
Date :
c1875
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. kent
Decoration : Central mosaic of a child with small dog and bird. Above is a foliate mosaic. Bordered by a distinctive piee of banding with interlocking foliage. Four corners with geometric designs. Interior with velvet lined writing slop. pen tray (three pens included) and two iinkwells. Foliate tesslated banding to interior.
Size :  25.5cm depth. 30.6cm width. 7.8cm height
Condition : Mosaics to cover are rubbed in places . Interior excellent other than wear and split to velvet lining and chipping to the inkwells. The split is in line with the hinge of the slope. Working lock and key.
Restoration : The covers to the inkwells are replacements.
Weight : 1730 grams

The banding to the borders of the cover are reminiscent of Talbot designs. however. we have not been able to find an exact match.

Additional information

Weight2000 g

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