Antique Camphorwood Maritime Lap Roll Top Desk circa 1820 to 1840 : Item # 2703 - For Sale
Antique Camphorwood Maritime Lap Roll Top Desk circa 1820 to 1840 : Item # 2703
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Antique Nautical Camphor Wood Lap Roll Top Desk. This antique Maritime Lap Desk has original brass hardware and a monogrammed brass plate on top. This antique lap desk measures 18 inches wide is 14 and one quarter inches deep and measures 8 and one quarter inches high at the highest point. The actual felt covered desk top measures 16 and one quarter inches wide and is 14 inches deep. The drawer of this antique lap roll top desk measures 15 and one quarter inches wide inside and is 1 and one quarter inches high. The drawer extends outward, 6 and three quarter inches. The drawer has a key which locks it, and when pulled open, unrolls the roll top to expose a storage box which lifts up and locks in place with a wooden locking system. This nautical lap top desk is quite a unique piece. Be sure to click all thumbnail images to view this item in more detail. See Nautical Antiques by Robert W. D. Ball page 176 for a similar example.