818 Sold Irish Coromandel Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin, circa 1860

Rare Example of an Irish well grained Ladys Coromandel Travelling Writing Slope of compact proportions, made in Dublin, Ireland by George Austin. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

The entire outer main area with lavish Mother of Pearl, Amboyna and brass strung inlays, opening to reveal a wonderful fitted interior and a dark blue velvet type woven fabric writing surface which is split where it folds. Inscribed on top HELEN 

Condition: Good condition, original good surface patination. Lock is present, key does not turn, a few tiny ;osses to inlay, difficult to see. Brass screw capped glass inkwells are of a later date. 

Height: (at back) 3.75" (9.5cm). Width: 15" (38cm). Depth: (closed) 10" (25cm). 

Item Sold