This reproduction of Thomas Jefferson's lap desk is a versatile, elegant little desk made from mahogany with sumac inlaid details. It provides an extended slanted surface for writing, a slanted surface for reading, and a hand-dovetailed drawer to hold paper, pen, and ink. Reading & writing surfaces fold away for compact size. The original was made in 1776 by Philadelphia cabinetmaker Benjamin Randolph.
Thomas Jefferson Reproduction Lap Desk
10″ wide x 15″ long x 3.5″ high
mahogany, mahogany veneer, sumac, brass, baize
Lock & key included