Nitophyllum Laceratum, red algae seaweed hand-colored copper plate
engraving by English naturalist James Sowerby (1791-1814). Dated 1802. Displayed in cream and gold matting, silver leaf wood frame under glass. Image, 7.25"H x 4.75"L.
English oak and silver-plate desktop secretary with two
inkwells. No maker's mark. Secretary, 12"L x 7"W x 6"H; inkwells, 2.5"Dia x 2.5"H. Two small flakes to side of one inkwell, pen marks in drawer.