Squared mahogany lap desk with slanted hinged top and writing surface, fitted with square-cut glass ink well and sander, red leather expandable pocket in lid, green baise covered writing surface, gilt brass bail handles, diamond-shaped ivory escutcheon.
- Location of origin
- Associated Building
- Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
ivory (tooth component)
- Object type
- Written Communication T&E
- Descriptive terms
Possibly bone (material)
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
- 4.625 x 12 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler