Mahogany English writing box on stand with inlaid brass edges and decorative inlaid brass cartouche designs to center and corners. Fitted interior with red tooled leather writing surface that lifts to reveal two hidden drawers concealed by a panel. Custom contemporary wooden stand with x-form stretcher. Writing box – first half 19th century, custom stand – 20th century. 23″H x 16 1/2″ w x 10″ deep overall. CONDITION: Some lifting to brass inlay, few abrasions to surface of box. Interior writing surface possibly replaced. Missing ink bottles and key.
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