This is a 1850 to 1865 papier mache and mother of pearl inlay lap desk
with lock, inkwell,pen tray, and velvet writing surface. Damage to
the outside finish from heat and/or moisture.
The value of the desk in this condition is $250 to $300 retail.
Some sites that I recommend for selling are Offerup.com (local), Varagesale.com (local) , Wanelo.com, http://www.decluttr.com, Bonanza.com, Ioffer.com, Etsy.com,
Ebay and letgo.com (local).
You can also go to invaluable.com or liveauctioneers.com and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.
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