Wooden lap/writing desk box with gold embossed green leather writing surface. Outer dimensions are 4 1/2" X 16" X 9 1/2"
Inherited 30 years ago. no other information.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An antique Regency or William IV style mahogany or rosewood lap desk
English, first half 19th Century
The hinged rectangular case with brass-mounted lid opening to a gilt-embossed green leather writing surface lifting to reveal a document well and fitted with dividers for pens, etc.
4 1/2 inches high by 16 inches wide by 9 1/2 inches deep
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition with wear commensurate to age and use.
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