Austin Auction Gallery
Live Auction

November Spectacular 3-Day Auction Event - Day 2

Sat, Nov 18, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 864

ENGLISH MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ROSEWOOD LAP DESK

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
English rosewood and mahogany (secondary wood) lap desk/ writing slope, late 19th c., the lid and facade with scrolled foliate mother-of-pearl inlays, a triple monogram on central cartouche, inset campaign style handles, interior with ink and lidded pen receptacles, and worn green writing surface, the two removable panels (no longer attached) open to storage, one interior side fitted with three small drawers, lockplate marked with crown over WR, interior and exterior lacking escutcheons, small interior drawer lacking pull, approx 6.5"h, 16"w, 10"d, 10.25lbs Start Price: $100.00

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