PORTABLE WRITING BOX DESIGNED IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE
This portable writing box, an accessory in the Louis XVI style, is veneered in moiré mahogany, black stained pear and sycamore. A fine band of yellow stained poirier and rosewood decorates the top surface.
A pencil and pen cradle and two ink well holders are niched below the flap up lid. A drawer at the back accommodates sheets of paper and enveloppes. The leather desk pad is embossed with gold leaf. The hinges and the drawer knob are in solid brass.
Exterior dimensions: 33 x 40 x 13cm