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English George III Triple-Slope Captain’s Antique Writing Box Desk, circa 1800

GEORGE III MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN TRIPLE-SLOPE CAPTAIN. Retaining almost entirely original fittings, this fine box is mounted by lacquered brass guarding the corners and lending strength to the joinery. These were intended for active and regular use, though the present example was preserved carefully and remains in very fine condition other than some light shrinkage in […]

English George III Mahogany & Brass Antique Writing Desk Slope Box, circa 1790

GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND BRASS WRITING SLOPE England, circa 1790 Item # 801GPP27. A rare find in this condition and with this degree of originality throughout, this fine mahogany writing slope is austere and simple in form. Original heavy brass carrying handles flank the box, one acting also as the draw for a small drawer; […]