A Victorian tortoise shell and birch wood portable secretary desk<BR />mid-19th century<BR />the ink bottle lids inscribedParkins & Gotto/London
Lot 249Y
A Victorian tortoiseshell and birch wood portable secretary desk
mid-19th century
Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Victorian tortoiseshell and birch wood portable secretary desk
mid-19th century
the inkwell and pounce pot lids inscribed Parkins & Gotto/London, the fitted interior with letter slots and cubby holes, three drawers, a spring-loaded drawer with two brass-lidded glass bottles, and a royal blue velvet lined hinged writing surface with well.
height 12in (30.5cm); width 16 1/2in (42cm); depth 10in (25.5cm)
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