Antique mahogany writing box with mother of pearl inlay and secret drawer.
Mother of pearl lid inlay on lid and key escutcheon (discoloured on the latter).
Lid has a padded blue velvet cover and there is a letter pouch inside (sorry not photographed but see video).
Size: 12 x 9 x 7 inches.
Weight: 2.25 kg (allow 3.5 kg once packed).
Reasonable condition for its age - superficial marks & scratches, superficial crack to veneer on lid; inside, the base is cracked and the vertical partition is also cracked/split (see video).
A restoration job for someone. Priced accordingly.
Brass pin lifts up to reveal the secret drawer - to watch video, click here
This item is difficult to post abroad,due to its size and weight. If you are serious about the item and wish for a quote,please contact me.