07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Small Victorian Rosewood and Parquetry Inlay Lap Desk

$184$150
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Small Victorian Rosewood and Parquetry Inlay Lap Desk, late 19th century, rectangular, with Tunbridge-type geometric inlay to lid and sides, opening to velvet writing surface with storage wells and a colorless glass inkwell, ht. 5, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

inkwell lacking lid. finish wear. some fading to inlay. small chip to upper right corner of lid, and chip to left side of lid (approx. 2 x 1/8"). age typical light wear to interior, and overall.