A Victorian brass inlaid rosewood writing case, second quarter 19th century
the lid with an inset plaque engraved with the Smith crest, the leather lined interior with a blotter pad, lift out pen tray and a two Berry Patent leather cases, one for matches the other ink the back of each gilt-tooled Halstaff & Hannaford / 228 Regent Street St. W.
16cm. high, 34cm. wide, 24.5cm. deep; 6¼in., 1ft. 1½in., 9¾in.
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 33 Grosvenor Street, 1904, possibly 'Mr Smith's Bedroom / Gents dressing case in lignum Vitae [sic] case with silver fittings'