Outstanding, oversize antique English papier mache lap desk / writing slope / escritoire decorated with an oval painting of a man walking on a country road under a stormy sky with a castle on the right and a lake or ocean on the left. The painting is surround by a mother of pearl greek frieze design and gilt arabesque accents. It has its original blue velvet writing surface and compartments for ink wells, pens, and letters. In good used condition with velvet fold split, no lower lock and minor imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 11" wide by 8.5" deep by 4" high at the higher end and 2.25" high at the bottom of the slope.
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