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Elk Horn Lap Desk

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Early 19th century lap desk of bleached elk horn, the interior sandalwood with black horn edging.

 

Indian, Vizagapatam, circa 1850.

 

w.15.25 in x d.10.75 in x h.4.75 in

 

A workbox in the collection of the V&A, (0969 (IS)), illustrated in Amin Jaffers collection, No.61, suggests that this may have come from the workshop of Chinniah Waltair.

 

 

w.15.25 in x d.10.75 in x h.4.75 in.

Item Code: 395

£ 1950

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