An English Oak Desk Tidy
An English Oak Desk Tidy23 14 18
An English oak desk tidy with decorative nickel panels. The desk tidy has a single compartment for envelopes, and a hole in which rests a removable bottle that would have held pounce. Pounce is a powder that was used in a shaker, to shake over your letters in order to dry the ink.
1900 - 1920
18 cm tall
23 cm wide
14 cm deep
Very good- shows expected signs of wear for its age, the bottle has two chips in the base. As the base is very thick this does not effect its use, nor can you see the damage when it rests in the desk tidy.