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Lot 0053
A LATE REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED CUBAN MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN WRITING BOX, GEORGE IV (1820-1830), the figured top with brass corner caps, opening to a green baize lined slanted writing surface, one side lifting to interior paper storage, opposed by compartments fitted for encrier and accouterment, above a door lifting to interior storage and two drawers, the exterior flanked by two brass handles, brass strap work mounted corners, and centering a geometric inlaid brass escutcheon; open, height: 32", width: 18 1/2", depth: 22 3/4"; closed, height: 34', width: 18 1/2, depth: 11 1/4"; on stand height: 34". NOTE: Secondary wood oak.


Mild surface wear, some black ink stains, evidence of later professional restoration, green baize likely not original, old apparent repairs,

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Estimate $400 - $600Feb 9, 2019