Victorian lap desk with mother of pearl inlay, c. 1880, rosewood case with inlaid mother of pearl cartouche, lid opens on double hinges, interior purple velvet writing surface, one inkwell compartment, one pen case with lid, does not retain inkwell, lacking key, missing mother of pearl escutcheon piece, ware to velvet surface, surface ware to lid, approx. 3.75"h, 10.5"w, 8.75"d, 3.5 lbs total Start Price: $50.00
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