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19th Century brass bound mahogany writing slope
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
19th century brass bound mahogany writing slope circa 1890. Good quality brass bound box slope
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Campaign Desks

Materials

Brass

Exquisite Georgian Hand Crafted Mahogany Writing Slope With Red Tooled Leather
By Thompson Cabinet Company
Located in High Wycombe, GB
Early 19th Century Exquisite Brass Bound Hand Crafted Mahogany Writing Slope Burgundy Red Tooled
Category

Antique 1820s British Georgian Desk Sets

Materials

Brass

Antique French Brass Inlaid Mahogany Writing Slope Box 19Ct
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality example of a polished brass inlaid travelling writing slope made
Category

Antique 19th Century French Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Elegant Victorian Flame Mahogany Writing Slope & Stationary Leather Interior
Located in High Wycombe, GB
Elegant 19th Century Victorian Flame Mahogany Decorative Inlaid Writing Slope With Black Ebonised
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century British Victorian Desk Sets

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

19th Century Mahogany Writing Slope Befit with a Pair of Inkwells by J J Mechi
Located in High Wycombe, GB
Exquisite craftsmanship from the early 19th century a Mahogany writing slope befit with A black
Category

Antique 19th Century British Campaign Desk Sets

Materials

Brass

Victorian Military Campaign Brass Bound Mahogany Writing Slope with Accessories
Located in High Wycombe, GB
A Victorian Military Campaign brass bound mahogany and brass writing slope with black leather
Category

Antique 19th Century British Campaign Desk Sets

Materials

Brass

Rare Antique circa 1860 Library Writing Table Desk with Twin Writing Slopes
Located in GB
built in twin writing slopes This is a very rare piece, I’ve not seen another, it can be used as a
Category

Antique 1860s English High Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Hardwood

Mahogany Writing Desk
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mahogany and fruitwood inlaid ladies writing desk. The superstructure with central shelf flanked by
Category

Early 20th Century British Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Mahogany Writing Desk
Mahogany Writing Desk
H 36.5 in W 36 in D 21 in
Antique Irish Coromandel Satinwood Writing Slope Box by Austins Dublin Ireland
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Writing Slope of good size proportions, made in Dublin, Ireland by George Austin. Third quarter of the
Category

Antique 19th Century Irish Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany, Satinwood

Robert Gillows II 1790 Writing Library Hardwood Chest of Drawers Leather Slope
By Waring & Gillow, Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
the drawer front, on page 282 you can see the exact same leather writing slope, the lock is correct
Category

Antique 1790s English Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Very Fine circa 1780 Georgian Mahogany Reading Table with Candle Slips & Slope
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
Mahogany, all sure signs of the finest quality. This is a real 10/10 for its type and something that every
Category

Antique 1780s English Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Fine Quality Early 19th Century Inlaid Mahogany Writing Side Table Desk
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique fine quality early 19th century inlaid mahogany writing side table desk by Edwards and
Category

Antique 19th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

18th Century George II Writing Bureau
Located in Dublin 8, IE
18th Century George II mahogany ladies writing bureau topped by brass pierced gallery. The sloped
Category

Antique Mid-18th Century Irish George II Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Slant-Front Drafting Desk Writing Table
Located in Forney, TX
early 20th century, likely French, one piece desk on frame form, having a sloped front with inset felt
Category

Early 20th Century Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Felt, Ebony, Burl, Rosewood, Palisander, Maple, Mahogany, Kingwood

Slope Front Solid Mahogany Writing Desk
Located in Wilson, NC
Slope front solid mahogany writing desk has a lift up center panel. It has six drawers with the
Category

Antique 1870s English Desks

Materials

Brass

Slope Front Solid Mahogany Writing Desk
Slope Front Solid Mahogany Writing Desk
H 36.5 in W 48 in D 34.75 in
19th Century Victorian Period Partner's Writing Table
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A fine late 19th century, Victorian period mahogany partners writing table with unusual features
Category

Antique 19th Century British Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather

Early 20th Century Metamorphic Writing Desk by J.C Vickery of London
Located in Martlesham, GB
Early 20th century mahogany metamorphic writing table by J.C Vickery of Regent St, London, the
Category

Vintage 1910s European Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Cylinder Desk, Victorian Period, Flamed Mahogany, 19th Century
Located in CRÉTEIL, FR
the right part and a slope of writing which can be raised for the central part.  This first part
Category

Antique 19th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Fall Front Bureau, Scottish, Writing Desk, Georgian Revival, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique fall front bureau. A Scottish, mahogany writing desk in Georgian revival taste
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Scottish Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Mahogany Wood “Architect Desk” Table, France, 19th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Mahogany wood “architect desk” table, France, 19th century. On four solomonic legs with a central
Category

Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Other

Small Antique Ladies Correspondence Table, English, Flame, Writing, William IV
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a small antique ladies correspondence table. An English, flame mahogany writing table
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century British William IV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Antique Victorian Inlaid Mahogany Architects Desk by Edwards & Roberts
Located in London, GB
black leather writing slope, and it is stamped EDWARDS & ROBERTS. The drawers above a recess with a
Category

Antique 1880s English High Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Rare 18th Century Georgian Period Mahogany Architect Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
lock. Inside, there is a leathered sloped writing surface that when pushed back, reveals a sizable
Category

Antique 18th Century English Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

English George III Chippendale-Style Mahogany Library Table Adjustable Book Stan
Located in Dallas, TX
adjustable writing slope / book stand, mahogany with leather work surface, gilt embossed border, some
Category

Antique 18th Century English George III Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

1790 Gillows Cuban Hardwood Library Secretaire Desk Writing Table I Bramah Lock
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
same writing slopes raised. Both have exactly the same easel backs The timber is correct for the
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English George III Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Hardwood

19th Century Laptop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19th century laptop is also known as a writing slope, or a lap desk! It became wildly popular
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

19th Century Laptop
19th Century Laptop
H 6 in W 16 in D 9.75 in
A Very Fine Edwardian Carlton House Style Desk
By Carlton House Fine Furniture
Located in Dublin, IE
A very fine Edwardian richly patinated and beautifully figured mahogany Carlton House style desk of
Category

Early 20th Century English Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Fabulous Edwardian Inlaid Desk in the Carlton House Style
By Carlton House Fine Furniture
Located in Dublin, IE
A fabulous Edwardian mahogany desk in the Carlton house style, finely carved, line inlaid and cross
Category

Early 20th Century English Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Fine and Unusual Edwardian Inlaid Leather Top Desk
Located in Dublin, IE
A fine and unusual Edwardian mahogany ladies leather top desk, with gorgeously rich patination and
Category

Early 20th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Very Fine Edwardian Desk Attributed to Edward and Roberts
By Edward & Roberts
Located in Dublin, IE
A very fine Edwardian richly patinated mahogany desk attributed to Edward and Roberts. Line inlaid
Category

Early 20th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

A Stunning Edwardian Desk in the Carlton House Style by Maple of London
By Maple & Co.
Located in Dublin, IE
A Stunning Edwardian, richly patinated mahogany desk in the Carlton house style by Maple of London
Category

Early 20th Century English Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

A Fabulous Edwardian Desk attributed to Edward and Roberts
By Edward & Roberts
Located in Dublin, IE
A fabulous Edwardian mahogany desk attributed to Edward and Roberts, richly patinated, line inlaid
Category

Early 20th Century English Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Art Nouveau Standing Desk /Reception Table Around 1890, After Carlo Bugatti
Located in Berlin, DE
French lily. Slightly sloping writing surface covered with high-quality genuine leather. Wide and curved
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Silver, Brass

B Talbert for Gillows Aesthetic Movement Davenport with Central Carved Rosette
By Bruce James Talbert
Located in London, GB
the back and an inkwell and pen compartment below, a recent leather to the lift up slope with a bank
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Arts and Crafts Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Late 18th Century George III Mahogany Writing Box with Leather Slope
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Handsome mahogany writing box with leather slope and hidden storage with key, English, circa 1780.
Category

Antique Late 18th Century British George III More Furniture and Collecti...

Antique Regency Brass Inlaid Mahogany Traveling Desk Wooden Writing Slope Box
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Travelling Writing Slope of outstanding quality and unusually large proportions, with lavish brass inlay
Category

Antique 19th Century English Georgian Desks

Materials

Brass

Antique Regency Brass Inlaid Mahogany Traveling Desk Wooden Writing Slope Box
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality English well figured Mahogany ladies or gents travelling writing
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Desks

Materials

Brass

Circa 1860 Adjustable Height Double-Sided Reading Table, English
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Circa 1860 adjustable height double sided reading table, English. Well figured mahogany. Nicely
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
Located in Martlesham, GB
19th century burr walnut davenport, the sloping top has the original tan colour leather writing
Category

Antique 1860s British Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
H 34 in W 22 in D 22 in
19th Century Mahogany Inlaid Slope Front Secretaire Bookcase
Located in Dublin 8, IE
19th century mahogany inlaid slope front secretaire bookcase with astragal glazing below a dentil
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Irish Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany

19th Century Mahogany Writing Cabinet
Located in Martlesham, GB
19th century mahogany bookcase / writing cabinet in the style of Gillows. The cabinet with a lift
Category

Antique 1840s English Cabinets

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Mahogany Davenport Writing Desk
Located in Benington, Herts
quality solid mahogany having a raised back above a fall front moulded edge writing slope with a raised
Category

Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Desks

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Mahogany Davenport Writing Desk
Antique Mahogany Davenport Writing Desk
H 38.19 in W 24.02 in D 22.84 in
Antique Travelling Writing Slope, English, Correspondence Box, Victorian, C.1899
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique travelling writing slope. An English, mahogany and brass correspondence box
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Furniture

Materials

Brass

Exquisite Antique Hardwood Military Campaign Writing Slope Desk & Later Stand
Located in GB
& Brass Military Campaign writing slope. I actually have a pair of these, the other has slightly
Category

Antique 19th Century English Campaign Desks

Materials

Brass

Exquisite Victorian Hardwood Military Campaign Writing Slope Desk & Later Stand
Located in GB
& Brass Military Campaign writing slope with later stand What a find, if you are in the market for this
Category

Antique 19th Century English Campaign Tables

Materials

Hardwood

RESTORED ANTiQUE WILLIAM IV CHESTERFIELD BROWN LEATHER ARMCHAIR + WRITING SLOPE
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in GB
with original mahogany & brass reading slope Please note the delivery fee listed is just a guide, it
Category

Antique 1830s English William IV Armchairs

Materials

Brass

Antique Brass Strapped Mahogany Writing Box
Located in Northampton, GB
A large military-style solid Mahogany double opening writing box, with brass corner brackets
Category

Antique 19th Century British Desk Sets

Materials

Brass

Antique Brass Strapped Mahogany Writing Box
Antique Brass Strapped Mahogany Writing Box
H 9.06 in W 20.87 in D 11.82 in
Sublime Antique Hardwood Pedestal Desk with Green Leather Writing Slope Drawer
Located in GB
pedestal desk with green leather top and hidden writing slope middle drawer A very good looking and
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Desks

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Rare Fine Antique Early Victorian Military Campaign Writing Slope Davenport Desk
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this early Victorian Military Campaign writing slope in the form
Category

Antique 1840s English Early Victorian Desks

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Victorian Charles Dickens Desk Mahogany Writing Table 1880
Located in Potters Bar, GB
crafted from mahogany with a wonderful patina and finish Features a sloped writing surface and raised
Category

Antique 1880s Victorian Tables

Materials

Mahogany

20th Century antique Biedermeier Style Slope-Flap Secretaire mahogany veneer
Located in Berlin, DE
Mahogany on solid softwood. Straight, two-drawer body above short, conical square legs, above an
Category

20th Century German Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Wood

English Campaign Era Writing Box of Brass-Bound Mahogany
Located in Austin, TX
A fine English military officer's writing slope (or Captain's box) of brass-bound mahogany, from
Category

Antique 19th Century English Campaign Desks

Materials

Metal, Brass

Georgian Period Mahogany Davenport Desk with Green Leather Writing Surface
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in London, GB
side door enclosing four graduated drawers with brass knobs; the writing slope of sliding form, flanked
Category

Antique 19th Century English Georgian Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Antique English Mahogany Campaign Style Lap Desk Writing Box
Located in Forney, TX
A lovely antique English mahogany campaign style travel desk / writing slope box with beautifully
Category

Antique 19th Century English Campaign Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

Large English Marine Writing Desk - Solid Mahogany and Brass - Xixth Century
Located in CRÉTEIL, FR
desk with a sloping surface covered with black leather. This writing surface is divided into two
Category

Antique 19th Century English Other Nautical Objects

Materials

Wood

Georgian Metamorphic Campaign Writing Table
Located in Greenwich, CT
Rare English early 19th century mahogany campaign pembroke/writing table, having top and two drop
Category

Antique 19th Century English Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Period Regency Davenport Desk Mahogany
Located in Potters Bar, GB
of a Fluted Form. The davenport also Features a Pullout Pen Tray. The Writing Slope Having a Fitted
Category

Vintage 1980s Regency Desks

Materials

Mahogany

English Mahogany Student Desk
Located in Woodbury, CT
the sloped and leathered writing surface. Inside, two generously sized drawers offer additional
Category

Antique 19th Century British Victorian Desks

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

English Mahogany Student Desk
English Mahogany Student Desk
H 31.25 in W 25 in D 24 in
English Mahogany Ship's Desk
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mahogany ship's desk with inset black leather sloped writing surface, opening to reveal a fitted
Category

Antique 19th Century English Desks

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

English Mahogany Ship's Desk
English Mahogany Ship's Desk
H 32.5 in W 39.5 in D 18.5 in
Biedermeier Escritoire Desk Mahogany 1860
Located in Potters Bar, GB
Biedermeier Mahogany Escritoire. This Escritoire Features 5 Drawers and a Pull Down Writing Slope
Category

Antique 1860s Biedermeier Desks

Materials

Mahogany

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Mahogany Writing Slope For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the mahogany writing slope you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each mahogany writing slope for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, mahogany and brass. Your living room may not be complete without a mahogany writing slope — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 19th Century. A mahogany writing slope made by Victorian designers — as well as those associated with Georgian — is very popular.

How Much is a Mahogany Writing Slope?

Prices for a mahogany writing slope can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $712 and can go as high as $4,202, while the average can fetch as much as $1,508.
Questions About Mahogany Writing Slope
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    Writing slopes, also known as writing slants or slant boards, can aid in the promotion of proper writing posture. When writing, they help relieve problems in the back, neck, shoulders, and wrists. Shop a collection of antique, vintage, and contemporary writing slopes from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Writing slopes are wooden boxes with angled padded tops. People in Victorian England used them as writing surfaces to protect their furniture and to store writing implements. You'll find a variety of antique writing slopes from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.