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Brass-bound Mahogany Lap Desk

Auction:
2388
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$170$145

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Auction:
Discovery - 2388
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 29, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Brass-bound Mahogany Lap Desk, England or America, 19th century, rectangular box with brass banded corners, lower drawer, applied brass handles, hinged slant-top lid opening to a green felt-covered writing surface over two storage compartments, with compartment for pens, stamps and two inkwells, containing pressed colorless glass inkwells, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 9 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

United Kingdom, Brass instrument, Inkwell, Lap desk

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