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Coromandel Mother of Pearl Writing Box by John Turrill - circa 1845 United Kingdom

Width 15.00inch [38.10cm]
Height 6.00inch [15.24cm]
Depth 10.00inch [cm]
Medium Wood, Brass, Mother of Pearl
Description Unusually-shaped writing box typical of Turriil's superb workmanship, veneered in sumptuous coromandel and inlaid with an intricate combination of brass stringing and engraved mother of pearl flowers. The interior is veneered in birdseye maple, has a secret compartment, fretted stationery compartment, inlaid coromandel pen tray, crown top inkwell and Coombs leather match striker.

John Turrill of 52 New Bond Street, London was a famous maker of Dressing Cases, Writing Desks, Work Boxes and Leather travelling cases.

More information on Writing Boxes can be found on our history page.

This outstanding writing slope comes with a fully working lock and tasselled key and would certainly be a prised possession of any collection.

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £85
International £130

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gbp 2950.00 (Pound Sterling)
Stock Code dibs
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