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19th Century English Mahogany Campaign Travel Lap Desk

$650Asking Price


19th century English campaign travel lap desk. Rectangular form constructed out of mahogany with corner and banded brass accenting. Central inlaid brass crest. Top lifts open to reveal a velvet lined top that folds down to reveal a folio folder. The base with a removable tray containing four spaces with a covered pigeon hole to the left flanked by two open. Tray lifts up to reveal three divided storage slots. Working locking mechanism with key included. Originally purchased on the Isle of Wight, England. In good condition with some minor scattered checking, some slight finish loss to the top and expected acceptable wear to interior velvet and slight areas of color loss to the interior red leather. Measures: 5 1/2" H x 12 3/4" W x 9" D.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)Width: 12.75 in. (32.39 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Campaign (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Bridgeport, CT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 953521stDibs: LU1755222058772

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Bridgeport, CT
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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