051017: English Regency Papier Mache Writing Box,
ENGLISH REGENCY PAPIER MACHE WRITING BOX, C. 1820, W 12", D 9 3/4":A lovely antique box with nice detail. Painted scene in reserve at the cover and sides, opening to a red velvet writing surface, ink well slots and pen tray. Mother of pearl key escutcheon. From the Estate of Julie Cudlip Whitman, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Good condition. Velvet writing surface shows wear.