DescriptionA VICTORIAN BURL WALNUT LETTER BOX
England, circa 1870
7 x 9 x 5-1/4 inches (17.8 x 22.9 x 13.3 cm) (closed)
The slant front letter box, with two vertical doors having contrasting inlaid borders, above a single long drawer and opening to a fitted interior with three stepped horizontal compartments, a lidded section with knob and a glass inkwell with silvered lid, the doors having crossed fabric ribbon to interior, with lock and key.
With some rippling of the wood particularly to doors, key and lock for drawer are functioning, slight loss of wood to bottom corner of one door interior, general wear commensurate with age, overall nice presentation.
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