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Item Details

Lot #222
DepartmentFurniture
Sold For$425.00(hammer price)
 $510.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 4, 2017

Description

CAMPAIGN TRAVEL DESK 19th Century
Brass-bound camphorwood case with brass inlay and inset carrying handles at sides. Top lifts to reveal lidded compartments, a pen tray, an ink well compartment, document holders covered with blue silk, and a fold-out writing surface covered with blue velvet. Height 8.5. Width 20.75". Depth 12.5"."

Condition

Minor age crack in lid. Slight loss of brass binding at lower edge. Water staining to blue silk. One interior drawer missing. Chinese marks on drawers and bottom of case. Light illegible pencil notation marking inside.

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