• writing slope inside
  • writing slope
  • writing slope inside

19th Century Indian Writing Box


Mid-19th century porcupine quill decorated writing slope, having bands of striated quills between bone inlaid ebony stiles, the interior finely inlaid with penwork decorated bone flowering urns and elephant, over two inkwells and pen trya, over geometric inlaid panel revealing two concealed drawers, green leather writing surface, the whole with good patina and having especially well matched quills. India, circa 1850.

Measures: 14” wide x 10 ½” deep x 5” high