Rare Vizagapatam Writing Slope

$5,900

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Rare late 18th century Vizagapatam writing slope with engraved and pen-worked bone trim, fully fitted interior with drawers, inkwells, solid horn quill holder, spring-loaded secret drawer, tooled and felt-lined writing surface and silver hardware, the entirety covered in fine caramel colored porcupine quill selected to create a flame-stitch pattern, on a solid satinwork framework. All of the finest quality.

Period
circa 1790
Material
satinwood, bone, quill
Country
India
Condition

Antique - minor losses

Dimensions
Height 6 inches
Width 4 inches
Depth 10.5 inches
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