Antique writing box with brass inlay and green leather

Sep 30, 2021. 19:14 UTC
Antique Writing Box With Brass Inlay and Green Leather
Kirsten
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

Wooden lap/writing desk box with gold embossed green leather writing surface. Outer dimensions are 4 1/2" X 16" X 9 1/2"

Provenance

Inherited 30 years ago. no other information.

Answered within about 1 hour
Sep 30, 20:17 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$300 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Kirsten,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
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.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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