19th century English lap desk on wooden stand. This English lap desk circa 1860-1870 features a rectangular writing wooden box decorated with a beautiful medallion inlay.. The box has been mounted on a custom-made wooden base straight legs. This English 19th century box opens up to reveal a small size lap desk, fitted with maroon leather, forming the writing area. At the top, there is a wooden partition that provides storage for keeping pens, inkwells and other items organized. There is also a small drawer underneath the desk for extra storage. 31"h x 20"w x 16"d. Some minor spots to the leather but overall excellent condition.