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Brass-Bound Rosewood Lap Desk with Satinwood and Ebony Stringing, 19th Century

Item Details

A brass-bound rosewood lap desk with satinwood and ebony stringing, 19th century. The case features a rectangular lid centered by a blank, brass presentation plaque and opening to a pair of hinged, leather writing surfaces with tooled and gilt accents. Along the front edge of the interior are four compartments, one of which retains the original pen tray. Further decorating the exterior is satinwood and ebony stringing along with a pair of brass bands, which run the across the lid and down the façade.

Materials Brass, Rosewood, Satinwood
Marks No Discernible Maker’s Mark
Period Antique
Key Included No
  • EBTH follows CITES regulations with regard to the sale of rosewood species and all ebony species including calamander, coromandel, macassar ebony and other ebony; bidding must be reserved to bidders within the United States of America.
  • EBTH will provide a certificate of authenticity to the winning bidder of this item to confirm that the item came from Susan Lucci’s private collection of personal property.


- exterior of case with fading and finish wear; flap beneath lid missing retaining latch; split to center of leather writing surface in line with hinges; no key; other wear and imperfections.


15.75" W x 6.5" H x 9.5" D

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