Munshi Writing Desk
This well constructed writing desk is made of solid teak wood with a top swing open panel which lifts up to reveal a spacious inside. This would have been used to write on and to store documents and writing objects. There is a vertical trim on the top flat panel and the desk rests on tiny ball feet. This piece is ideal for a squat down study corner or for a child's study and storage space.
37" x 19" x 15" [ W x D x H ]
Upto five coats of natural polish with a final coat of clear wax will bring out the natural grain of the wood. The delivery time for 'As is' piece is 2-3 weeks and 'Restored' piece is 4-6 weeks.
Munshis were originally men gifted in language who were employed by the East India Company, among others, to assist in their business enterprises. They usually got a corner in a room with a squat down desk with most of their important documents being locked up in this desk at the end of the day.
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A. Avoid direct sunlight, drastic changes in temperature, moisture & humidity.
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C. Avoid placing sharp objects next to it.
D. Canvas art should not be framed with glass as it needs to breathe.
E. Do not use a damp cloth to clean or dust.
SHIPPING WITHIN INDIA
Unframed Prints : 4 - 5 business days
Framed Prints : 12 - 14 business days
Unframed Handmade Art : 21 - 30 business days
Framed Handmade Art : 30 - 40 business days
SHIPPING OUTSIDE INDIA
Unframed Prints : 7 - 10 business days
Framed Prints : 14 - 21 business days
Unframed Handmade Art : 40 - 60 business days
Framed Handmade Art : 60 - 90 business days
Some countries & remote islands may have longer delivery timelines.
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