A mid 19th century Victorian rosewood book slide with Tunbridge ware inlay.
The book slide has an original maker’s label underneath “T. Barton, Late Nye, Manufacturer, Mount Ephraim and Parade, Tunbridge Wells”.
The two folding flaps have box wood and inlaid Tunbridge panels and the rosewood slide is edged with ebony.
The two ends slide open to adjust and make room to hold more books.
The book slide is in good original condition. (Circa 1850)
Closed Flat: Height 2.5cm (1 inch)
Open: Height 15.7cm (6.2 inches)
Length 33.5cm (13.2 inches)
Length Extended 47.8cm (18.8 inches)
Depth 15.8cm (6.2 inches)