What did they do before Laptop computers? They had lap desks.
This Rosewood English lap desk has a beautiful exterior finish with several inlays of Mother of Pearl decoration. The box opens to lay angled with a black felt and space for inkwells and a pen. Two compartments open to store papers and envelopes.
English circa 1860.
Measures 14 inches wide x 9 1/2 inches deep x 4 1/4 inches high. When desk opens – measures 19 inches long.
Beautiful condition with no damage.