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Victorian Lacquered Papier-Mâché Lap Desk with Gilt Accents and Abalone Inlay

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Materials Wood, Papier-mâché
Brand Unknown
Marks No Discernible Maker’s Mark
Period Mid-19th Century, Late 19th Century
Key Included No
  • Please note, EBTH follows CITES regulations with regard to the sale of abalone; bidding must be reserved to bidders within the United States of America, excluding California.


- breaks and chips with losses throughout; warping to lid; cracks and wood splits; missing key; cracking and losses to abalone inlay; wear and craquelure to finish; hinges are broken off; tears to leather desk cover; dust residue.


13.0" W x 4.75" H x 10.25" D

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