This large travel desk is walnut with brass decoration. There is a brass design in the middle of the lid. This design is repeated on the lock escutcheon. Brass strapping across the top of the box and around the corner. There are brass corner caps. There is a lock, but no key. The outside of the box is in outstanding condition. The original hinges are intact. The inside of the box still has its original desk top with blue velvet. The velvet hinge is gone. Blue tape has been added to hold the top board in place. There is a pen tray and compartments for ink bottles. No ink bottles are included. At one time there were secret drawers under the front compartments. These are no longer there. The tabs which turn to hold the top board do not work properly. The box measures 15 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 6". It weighs nearly 8 lbs.