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Writing slope, XF247, English, unknown maker, early nineteenth century, mahogany, leather and baize. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photograph: Hugh Kelly.

Writing slope, English, unknown maker, early nineteenth century, mahogany, leather and baize

Height: 10.8cm
Width (top): 68.5 cm
Depth: 45.5cm

Museum number: XF247

Curatorial note

Open underneath with baize covered runners to its triangular sides; top inset with black morocco with a stamped anthemion border.

The stamped border is similar to that on the leather inset into the Walpole desk, XF261.


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