Lap and Portable Desks (14 results)

Regency Period Rosewood Antique Lap Desk Writing S...
Brass, Leather, Fabric, Glass, Oak, Rosewood
A very nice quality English Regency period rosewood and brass writing slope, this is a fine piece remaining in excellent original condition. It opens to reveal an early tooled green lea...
English Regency Rosewood Writing Slope Traveling L...
Brass, Leather, Glass, Oak, Rosewood
This is a remarkable writing slope remaining in superb original condition throughout. The rosewood veneers are chosen carefully for their chaotic and very pleasing swirling grains, thes...
Burr Walnut and Brass Traveling Lap Desk

Burr Walnut and Brass Traveling Lap Desk
Brass, Walnut
Very well dark grained burr walnut and detail engraved gilt mounts. Rounded top lifts up and back, slant front drops down. Covered in deep purple velvet. Back section of writing slant l...
Military Style Victorian Lap Desk Writing Slope Box
Military Style Victorian Lap Desk Writing Slope Bo...
Brass, Walnut
This military style Victorian lap desk writing slope has multiple internal compartments including a secret drawer! Also two glass ink wells. It is made with walnut with brass accents. ...
Japanese Lacquered Lap Desk on Stand

Japanese Lacquered Lap Desk on Stand
Unknown
Wood
Japanese lap desk on stand with interior fold-out writing surface. Architect, Sandy Littman of Duesenberg LTD. and The American Glass Light Company have been making beautiful objects ...
Exquisite Campaign Style Mahogany and Leather Folding Writing Desk
Exquisite Campaign Style Mahogany and Leather Fold...
Theodore Alexander
Leather, Mahogany
Lovely compact writing desk when closed is 29 W, 17 D and 31 H. Measures: 26.75 to bottom of the opening. Magically opens up to reveal beautiful and functional slots for mail and such,...
Art Deco Executive Desk in Bookmatched Mahogany
Art Deco Executive Desk in Bookmatched Mahogany
Aluminum, Mahogany
Outstanding large-scale Art Deco desk with a streamlined bullet top. In magnificent polished book matched mahogany wood. The left side of the desktop is rounded in shape and allows for ...
19th C China Trade Roll Top Lap Desk on Stand

19th C China Trade Roll Top Lap Desk on Stand
A early-19th century Asian hardwood lap desk on stand. A similar one is pictured in "The Decorative Arts of The China Trade," page 248. The stand is a replacement made from pearwood.
Quality 19th Century Military Campaign Camphor Woo...
Brass, Wood
Quality 19th century military campaign camphor wood roll top writing slope This extremely good quality Chinese export camphor wood metamorphic writing slope / lap desk dating to circa ...
Early 19th Century Pennsylvania School Masters Desk

Early 19th Century Pennsylvania School Masters Des...
Maple, Walnut
Early 19th century school masters desk from PA in fantastic form and condition. The top part of the desk is dovetailed construction and the base is all wood peg construction and origina...
Gilt and Papier Maché Lap Desk

Gilt and Papier Maché Lap Desk
19th century gilt and polychromed lacquer lap desk with painted scenes of country life, bird catchers and hunting dogs. The desk opens to reveal a velvet writing surface and compartment...
Danish Teak Executive Desk With Floating Drawers
Danish Teak Executive Desk With Floating Drawers
Ib Kofod-Larsen
Teak
Danish floating drawer executive desk constructed of beautifully grained teak wood. Carved rectangular incised drawer pulls with front book shelves or display compartments as well as br...
19th Century English Petite Secretary

19th Century English Petite Secretary
19th century English Petite Secretary with angled lid that folds down into the writing surface, exposing three central cubicle holes flanked by three small drawers on each side, above a...
English Campaign Mahogany Lap Desk Decorative Box on Custom Stand, circa 1860
English Campaign Mahogany Lap Desk Decorative Box ...
Brass, Mahogany
This English Campaign lap desk from the mid-19th century features a rectangular mahogany writing box over a custom-made wooden stand. The brass bound box opens to reveal a blue velvet f...