A fine English military officer's writing slope (or Captain's box) of brass-bound mahogany, from the Campaign Era, featuring a two-section hinged interior that opens to become a writing desk, with compartments for inkwells, writing pens, and document/stationery storage. The top with decorative brass plate, the front featuring a brass escutcheon of similar design. The interior showing a cordovan red embossed leather writing slope. Side drawer with flush brass handle. Includes two inkwells with brass lids.
Height 6 1/2 inches
Width 20 inches
Depth (with box closed) 11 inches
Depth (with box opened) 22 inches.