22. Writing Slope

An early 19th Century campaign brass bound writing slope, constructed in solid burr amboyna wood. The opening slope with original Chinese baize and three hidden trick draws with a rich dark overall patina. The piece was presented to Henry Charles Caldwell of Singapore, living in Caldwell House 1836 and moved to Queens Road Hong Kong in 1863, where he became a partner in the Law Firm Caldwell & Brereton. 

Canton, early 19th Century.
47 cms x 27 cms x 9 cms

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