An Exceptional Campaign Rosewood Writing Slope


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  • $1,954 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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An Exceptional Campaign Rosewood Writing Slope

An exceptional Regency period military campaign writing slope of rosewood veneered over mahogany. Simple, sharply defined brass to all edges, including the closing surfaces within, that to the front engraved by the maker, 'Edwards, Manufacturer to His Majesty, King Street Holborn, London'. A brass plate to the lid engraved with the crest of a Griffin. Steel screws affixing the hinges, original grained blue-stained leather (stressed at the fold) and a single travelling inkwell. When pressing the side of the inkwell's compartment a panel springs forward to reveal a pair of finely made secret drawers inlaid with brass line to conform with the pen-tray and covers within. A Bramah type lock with key to the front; one flap with lock and key within.
English circa 1820.
19 in x 10.5 in x 6.75 in.


19th Century

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Telephone: +44 (0)207 7275263

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111 Portobello Road,
W11 2DY
United Kingdom


Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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