Brass Mounted Mahogany Captain's Lap Desk
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Brass Mounted Mahogany Captain's Lap Desk, America, mid to late 19th century, rectangular case with side drawer containing several compartments, the interior with writing surface, two ink bottles, a sander, and pen holder, (minor wear), ht. 8, wd. 21, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Provenance: Reportedly descended in the Folger family of Nantucket.
One of the side bail handles is missing, small wood patch on drawer front, two cracks on rear area of lid, a few of the compartment dividers are missing or loose.