Satinwood Travelling Lap Desk
An English Regency travelling lap desk in satinwood with the original brass trim, straps and a brass cartouche on the top. The top has space for documents and papers, and the bottom unfolds to reveal a divided tray for writing instruments and additional compartments for letters and envelops.
Folding travelling lap desks (also referred to as a writing cabinet or writing box) date back to the 19th century.
H 6.5" x W 17.5" x D 10.5"