ENGLISH LACQUER MOTHER OF PEARL ESCRITOIRE & GAMEBOARD: Victorian era black lacquer and mother of pearl decorated lap desk with landscape and floral decoration, gilt accents. Inside with purple felt writing surface, fitted compartments, open storage under writing surface. Removes from base with matching floral decoration, top with mother of pearl accented game board, single drawer filled with game pieces. Open work supports and stretcher, overall with lap desk on top 32 1/4'' h. x 21 1/4'' x 17 1/4''.
CONDITION: Wear to decoration, crazing/craquelure, minor looseness to joints. In need of conservation.