This 19th century English traveling desk is mahogany box that opens to a richly colored interior. The inside is lined with royal violet velvet ornamented with gold-tinted embroidered trimming. The box further unfolds to a sloping surface. The box's upper lid contains a portfolio constructed from beautifully patterned paper. There are small compartments for accessories.
20 1/2" width, 12 1/2" depth, 9 1/2" height (closed).