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19th C Victorian Coromandel Writing Lap Desk Sewing Box

19th C Victorian Coromandel Writing Lap Desk Sewing Box


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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Boxes: Pre 1900: Item # 1095759

Please refer to our stock # 17000 when inquiring.
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130C N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Voice 408-399-9090

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 $1,295.00 
$1295.00

Fine antique lap desk with sewing items, in coromandel wood veneer, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, abalone and brass. Hinged top and fold out lower section with a fitted interior of ebonized wood with the original tooled velvet writing slope, compartments for pens, inkwells with silver lids, sewing implements and thimbles (not included), thread/twine holders of mother-of-pearl and bone, a sleeve in the lid to store stationery and two additional divided compartments. Circa 1860.

Measures about 10 3/8 x 9 inches, 4 1/2 inches deep, and 14 1/2 inches when open. Deficiencies (all shown in photos): The lower hinged lid is separated (but fully intact), missing one small corner of the ebonized veneer and the latch for the lower lid. Otherwise this is elaborate and beautiful.

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