Declaration: Yolanda Gray Antiques has declared this item as a GENUINE ANTIQUE by declaring the date of manufacture of this item as 1880.
Seller: Yolanda Gray Antiques
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This is a medium sized mid to dark brown rustic Colonial Military Teak Writing Box, circa 1880.
Item: Deed / Writing Box
Provenance: Colonial India
Profuse brass inlay and strapping
Kite shaped brass lock plaque
Hinges in perfect working order
Military brass bindings to lid and sides
Central brass plain plaque on the lid
Original working key
Lovely colour patination
No missing parts
A medium sized mid to dark brown rustic Colonial Military Teak Writing Box, circa 1880. The outer box lid is decorated with a central brass plain plaque on the top and front of the box. The brass work is connected by double lines of brass stringing on the lid. The box also boasts several brass bindings on the lid and sides. The box has a working key insert into a brass surround. The interesting interior boasts many compartments (both visible and hidden secret compartments). The central removable tray has one lid above further compartments along with central pen compartments. There are further lids surrounding the removable compartment. Much of the interior is constructed for easy removal. The box contains the original letter rack. The box also has an original working lock and key.
Height = 20.5cm or 8
Width = 45.5cm or 1 6
Depth = 29.5cm or 1
The box is in excellent condition commensurate with their age. Some nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Excellent colour patination to the timber. No missing parts to the box. The hinges are in good working order and the lock and key works. Free of wood worm, solid in joint and ready to use.
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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yolanda Gray Antiques who is a member of LAPADA (the UKs largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers). All LAPADA members abide by their strict Code of Practice.
Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 30 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.
Please visit the Yola Gray website at www.yolagray.com for further products and information.
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