19th century Walnut Burlwood Desk Box

ORIGIN: England

AGE: 19th century

DIMENSIONS: 10 ½” w x 6 ¼” deep x 5” h (2 ¾” h just box)

MATERIALS: Wood, brass

CONDITION: Very good; missing ink wells

Description

A finely crafted walnut burlwood desk box with a single drawer, two pen rests, and two spaces for ink wells (which are missing). This box is partially ebonized and has detailed brass decorations and a brass serpent handle. The ink well cavities could be used for paperclips.