William IV Brazilian Lap Desk

William IV Brazilian Lap Desk

Product no.: 2013
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This is a c.1830 William IV Brazilian rosewood, mother of pearl inlaid lap desk. A beautiful box where even the front is inlaid with pewter and mother of pearl. It has three secret drawers and a re- leathered and mahogany interior, a Kingwood slip to the inside, a pen slope, three compartments one of which is a box with a sliding top and two crown top ink wells.  It has two brass handles to the sides, a working lock and key with a mother of pearl key escutcheon. The box measures: 41cm by 28cm and stands 12cm high.

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