MID 19TH CENTURY CAMPAIGN CAMPHOR METAMORPHIC LAP DESK - Debenham Antiques

MID 19TH CENTURY CAMPAIGN CAMPHOR METAMORPHIC LAP DESK

£ 1,595.00

MID 19TH CENTURY CAMPAIGN CAMPHOR METAMORPHIC LAP DESK

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Height 25cm
Width 53cm
Depth 41cm

Stock Number: EA1859

£ 1,595.00

Shipping cost to the United States - £220.00

Description

RARE AND GOOD QUALITY CHINESE EXPORT CAMPHOR WOOD WRITING DESK, CIRCA 1860.

BRASS BOUND AROUND THE OUTER EDGES AND CARRYING HANDLES TO EACH SIDE. THESE DESK WERE MADE FOR SEA CAPTAINS AND OFFICERS IN THE FIELD, KNOW AS CAMPAIGN FURNITURE. UNUSED BRASS CARTOUCHE TO THE TOP SURFACE WITH EBONY STRINGING. BY OPENING THE FRONT DRAWER THIS OPENS THE TAMBOUR COMPARTMENT, WHICH FURTHER EXTENDS TO REVEAL PIGEON HOLES FOR DOCUMENTS. LATER LEATHER COVERED WRITING SLOPE, FOLDS BACK TO REVEAL A COMPARTMENT FOR STORAGE AND 3 SECRET DRAWERS BEHIND A CONCEALED PANEL. COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL CHINESE BRASS HINGES.

LOCK MISSING TO FRONT DRAWER, EXPECTED SURFACE MARKS AND SOME WEAR TO BRASSWARE, MINOR WARPING TO FALL.

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Dimensions

  • Height10 inches / 25cm
  • Width21 inches / 53cm
  • Depth16 inches / 41cm

Specification

  • Stock Number EA1859
  • Material TEAK
  • Room Drawing Room Furniture
  • Century 19th Century
  • Style Victorian
  • Colour Brown
  • Product Type Desk

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Canada - £270

Europe and rest UK - £140

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South America & Middle East - £450

Australia & New Zealand - £500

Rest of the world - £550

Apologies, at this time we are unable to ship to Russia or China