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Mahogany Brass-bound Lap Desk

Auction:
2482
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Brass-bound Lap Desk, America, 19th century, the top with engraved monogram "MADW," the interior with a label inscribed "Writing box of Mark Anthony DeWolfe (2nd)/came from Church/Coggeshall farm Poppasquash Bristol (Rhode Island)", ht. 7 3/8, wd. 21, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Minor wear associated with normal use.

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Mark Anthony DeWolfe, Rhode Island, Lap desk

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