REF: B0013

A Rare 19th Century Canadian Brass-Bound Mahogany Writing Box, Dated 1840

  • A Rare 19th Century Canadian Brass-Bound Mahogany Writing Box, Dated 1840
    A very handsome & richly figured mahogany writing box, bound with brass strapping and fitted with twin flush-mounted brass carrying handles, the top inset with a blank brass cartouche. The interior fitted with two glass inkwells, a removable quill tray and twin leather writing panels lifting to recessed document compartments. The interior surface of one panel bearing a hand inscribed notation that interpretively reads…’Eleanora Richardson, St. Johns Lower Canada, December 1840’
    Dimensions: 5.5” high x 12” wide x 9.5” deep (19” when open)
    This inscription & dating of this box pre-dates the formation of Province of Canada in 1841 from what was previously known as Upper Canada & Lower Canada.

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