Tunbridge Ware

A superb private collection of beautifully decorated antique Tunbridge Ware boxes, writing slopes and desk accessories and similar wooden items. Please click on the thumbnail image to view a larger illustration.

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Writing Slope featuring Battle Abbey
(Exterior view)
Beautifully decorated, with the central image of Battle Abbey surrounded by a broad floral border and perspective cube panel and a further floral band around the waisted sides.



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Writing Slope, as above
(Interior view)
Two lids open to reveal the original interior, with pen recess, nib and stamp compartments and a pair of Tunbridge Ware ink bottles with their decorated lids. The original red velvet writing surface also opens to reveal storage for stationery below. Complete with key. Width: 12; Depth: 10; Height: 4 (31.1 cm x 25.4 cm x 10.2 cm) Depth when open: 20 (50.8 cm)



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Folding Book Slide
(Closed)
The two end panels are decorated, one with a central pattern of perspective cubes, the other with a floral spray. Both are further decorated with a surrounding mosaic border and, when unfolded, reveal the extending book ends. Dimensions when folded and flat: Width: 13; Depth: 6 (33.7 cm x 15.2 cm)



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Folding Book Slide, as above
(Opened and extended)
Dimensions, opened and extended: Width: 20; Depth: 6; Height: 6 (50.8 cm x 15.2 cm x 15.2 cm)



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Rosewood Inkstand

Two glass, lidded inkwells flank a pen recess and stamp box complete with butterfly design lid. The top is finely decorated with a mosaic style inlay and the sides with a rose pattern. It stands on bun feet. Width: 9; Depth: 6; Height: 2 (22.9 cm x 15.2 cm x 5.1 cm)



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Extremely Rare Writing Slope featuring Eton College
(Exterior view)
This highly collectable Tunbridge Ware design features a central image of Eton College, surrounded by a broad floral border and an additional panel of three roses.



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Writing Slope, as above
(Interior view)
Two lids open to reveal the original interior, with its gilt-tooled brown leather writing surface, a pen recess, nib and stamp compartments and a pair of Tunbridge Ware ink bottles with their decorated lids. Complete with key. Width: 12; Depth: 10; Height: 3 (30.5 cm x 26.7 cm x 8.3 cm) Depth when open: 21 (53.3 cm)



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Decorated box

The hinged lid with tessellated rose pattern and mosaic inlaid border. Width: 7; Depth: 4; Height: 2 (17.8 cm x 12.1 cm x 6.4 cm)



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Square Box with Hinged Lid

Decorated with a central pattern of perspective cubes, surrounded by a mosaic border and banded on the sides with an inlaid rose pattern. 6 x 6 x 2 (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 5.7 cm)



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Rectangular Box with Hinged Lid

Decorated with a classic perspective cube pattern and mosaic border. 6 x 4 x 2 (15.2 cm x 10.2 cm x 5.1 cm)


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