Lot 43
Antique English Lap Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, rosewood veneer, diamond shaped mother of pearl inlay to edges, brass escutcheon, hinged lid open to a compartmentalized interior with green felt writing surface; includes pen with Esterbrook & Co. natural slant pen nib, inkwell, and assorted pamphlets.

5 3/8 x 14 7/8 x 10 in.

Shrinkage crack and wear to underside; small shrinkage cracks to lid front right corner and back left corner; veneer lifting to left side along top edge; interior with signs of use and minor surface accretions.