Lot 2056
Two Antique English Lap Desks
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, the larger in figured mahogany veneers with brass campaign style inlays, the interior with later red velvet writing surface, two silver plate lidded inkwells with pen tray (5.5 x 14 x 9.5 in.); the second in rosewood veneer with steel line and mother of pearl inlay, interior with a royal blue velvet writing surface with divided compartments and ink wells (4.75 x 13.75 x 9 in.).

Both refinished and with later fabric writing surface; the rosewood lid with shrinkage crack and fill; no keys; overall good usable condition.