On offer for sale is a beautiful quality, and very attractive rosewood with mother of pearl inlay writing box dating to circa 1875. It's in good original condition with some to be expected wear and usage marks, and an old age crack on the lid. Original aged patina all over. Approximate dimensions 14 inches long by 9 5/8 inches wide and 4 3/4 inches high. Comes with it's original glass ink well. The key does not work. Beautiful quality brass recessed handle on each end. This is just a very lovely item, I can't say enough good things about it. As with all vintage items such as this, you should not expect them to be perfect as this will show normal signs of age with wear and usage marks as described. AIRMAIL DELIVERY TO ALL PARTS OF THE USA & PARTS OF CANADA WILL BE $35, & TO PARTS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND WILL BE $75. ITEMS USUALLY ARRIVE WITHIN JUST A FEW DAYS. This will be very well packaged to ensure it's safe arrival. Payment can be with paypal from customers with CONFIRMED PAYPAL ACCOUNTS. Collection in person is not available, this item must be mailed to a verified address. Please email with any questions and thanks for looking in today.