English, 2nd Q. 19th C., Parkins and Gotto, Burlwood, Lap Desk
Very fine lap desk by Parkins and Gotto that has a working lock with original or very early key and an un-engraved, brass, armorial, plate on the top of the lap desk when closed.
2 compartments inside the lap desk, the lower compartment opens by unlatching the two brass levers that keep it in place (image 7), and upper compartment features "secret drawers" (image 8&9) with Parkins & Gotto label etched in ivory on lid.
|TITLE:||English, 2nd Q. 19th C., Parkins and Gotto, Burlwood, Lap Desk|
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||2nd Q. 19th C.|
|CONDITION:||Excellent for the age.|
|LENGTH:||14 in. (36 cm)|
|DEPTH:||10 in. (25 cm)|
|HEIGHT:||6 in. (15 cm)|
|DEALER LOCATION:||New Orleans, LA|
|NUMBER OF ITEMS:||1|
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