Grouping of three (3) boxes with inlaid tops, including one (1) fruitwood lap desk, the top with mixed wood inlay surrounding a music themed marquetry panel, blue baize wrting surface with fitted interior, 4 1/4" H x 14" W x 9" D), one (1) bird's eye maple and mixed wood document box with six-pointed star inlay to top, inlaid escutcheon and bracket feet (6" H x 12" W x 8 1/4" D), and one (1) burl veneer humidor with a 5-pointed star inlay to the top and copper lined interior (3" H x 6 1/2" W x 6 1/2" D). All boxes likely American, 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: Lap desk with general wear, shrinkage crack to lid. Document box in overall good condition with minor edge wear, one rear corner missing vertical corner. Humidor with repairs and losses to veneer, general wear and shrinkage.
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