Extremely rare & fine antique rosewood Lap Desk & fittings - rare size C. An extremely rare and very fine antique rosewood inlaid Lap Desk, possibly a salesman sample/apprentice piece/Ladies Lap Desk possibly Palais Royal, the slope having an embossed leather panel with a further silvered electrotype panel under a domed glass cover over a mother with cherubs among landscape. The small dimensions of this rare item make it particularly charming (please note dimensions).
Having a further lift up panel housing an ink bottle and sand shaker and compartments. The main slope housing its silver plated writing accessories including; Seal, letter opener, letter knife and dip pen.
A silk opening pocket and storage compartment. This complete set rare on a number of levels - a great piece - images do not do justice to this wonderful piece.
Good Antique Condition - requiring very light aesthetic attention by way of: internal silk pocket tatty and with some ripping and discolouration, one knife tip slightly bent, aged stable crack on lid, perhaps some feet replaced, all insignificant but mentioned for accuracy - extremely rare item - highly recommended. 9.25 inches (23.5cm) X 8 inches (20cm) X 2.25 inches (5.7cm) approx.
The item "Extremely rare & fine antique rosewood Lap Desk & fittings Palais Royal C. 19thC" is in sale since Saturday, October 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "savergreen" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.