Antique writing slope made of finest quality rosewood with pewter stringing and extensive foliate scrolling made of mother of pearl. The side handles are flush fitted in brass. The interior is also made of rosewood and there is a secret compartment with secret drawers under the bridge. There are two inkwells made of cut glass and a lift out pen drawer. There is a makers label to the inside which bears the inscription “Made by Mechi, 4 Leadenhall St., London”.