A Very Nice Quality George III Mahogany Travelling Writing Box with a plain Brass Escutcheon.
The Box is fitted with Mahogany lined drawers either end with brass carrying handles.
The Box opens to reveal a Green Leather Writing Surface (replacement) with hand applied gilt and blind tooling, a pen tray and compartments for inkwells, stamps etc.
These boxes were used when one needed to travel by Horse and Carriage.
In good condition.
Height 8" (20cm)
Width 24" (61cm)
Depth 12" (30.5cm)
Date of Manufacture: 1800