Lap Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-1096

Description

Hinged lid. Mother of pearl line inlay on exterior w/ a central cartouche. Lock; inlaid ivory escutcheon. Inside, two hinged covers, covered w/ a thin dark red velvet. Three small uncovered compartments; one holds ink bottle; a key is in another.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rosewood (wood)
Rosewood
DESK, PORTABLE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 x 23.1 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.95

Date

1830-1840 (Possibly)