Gilt & Papier Maché Lap Desk

By Anthonys Fine Art & Antiques


Nineteenth-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 compartments for ink, blotters, pens, and stationary.

Dimensions: 5 x 16.75 x 12.5 in.

Date: c. 1870