Lot 2253
George III Inlaid Mahogany Lap Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, mahogany veneer with ornate brass inlay, the lock plate with mark of "[monarch crown] / J Bramah / 124 Picadilly," opens to a likely original crimson leather writing service with kingwood inlay perimeter, the front having divided pen and ink console, further additional storage underneath service, sides with brass campaign handles and side drawer.

8 3/8 x 22 x 12 1/2 in. (closed)

Some areas of inlay loss and separation, some scattered rubbing and spotting to brass; some veneer cracks and scratches; some wear to writing surface. No key.