Burl Walnut Lap Desk on Custom Stand
English, 19th century. A brass-bound burl walnut lap desk, with hinged lid, opening to a leather writing surface and interior with compartments, raised on a custom walnut stand with lower shelf and square, tapering legs; oah. 27 in., stand wd. 20.5, dp. 10.75 in.
Provenance: Property from the collections of Reuven and Catherine Katz, Cincinnati, OH
Missing one clear glass inkwell, scratches to top, horizontal cracks to back, veneer border is warping a little bit, a few dents to stand.