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William Seuffert, rare writing compendium, composed of specimen native timbers with traditional European parquetry and New Zealand marquetry flora, fauna and indigenous Maori themes, made by William Seuffert in 1905. Height 42 cm. Width 36.5 cm. Depth 23 c
A William Seuffert inlaid New Zealand timber jewellery box central heraldic crest to top surrounded by 'Key' border. Totora sides. Fragment of yellow 'Anton Seuffert' label to underneath. Height 8.5 cm. Width 23 cm. Depth 16 cm.
A magnificent, very large Anton Seuffert parquetry writing slope made of various New Zealand inlaid timbers. The top inlaid with a large fern surrounded by Maori motifs and a geometric band. One of very few pieces known to incorporate Maori motifs which in
A stunning Anton Seuffert jewellery box, inlaid with various New Zealand timbers, this early example is decorated with a unique Prussian influence to the top with various exotic birds and dragons, the central panel decorated with New Zealand ferns. All sid
An outstanding Anton Seuffert New Zealand inlaid jewellery box, the lid decorated with inlaid ferns, clematis and central monogram. The sides with 'Gothic' specimen wood panels. An orange Royal Appointment label underneath, illustrated page 128 'The Seuffe
A desktop writing compendium of New Zealand native timbers by Anton Seuffert This unusual compendium (or escritoire, as it was called in colonial times) is not only a unique example of Anton Seuffert's craftsmanship, but is also historically significant. O
A superb early Anton Seuffert marquetry fern box, the top inlaid with a design of two ferns to the centre framed by an unusual rococo design with birds and foliate inlay showing European influence. Burr totara outside boarder repeated to the lid exterior.
A good New Zealand woods William Seuffert glove box of traditional long rectangular form, the mildly domed lid with multiple star on star central inlay framed by 12 various width bands to each side, these matching to the front and back, bone inlaid keyhole
A superb Anton Seuffert domed lid glove box in New Zealand native timbers, burr totara ends, the rest in striped inlay with geometric floral top. A. Seuffert green label to inside. a very similar example is illustrated on p. 135 in Brian Peet's 'The Seuffe
A superb handkerchief box by Anton Seuffert. This Seuffert handkerchief box was returned from England after remaining within the same UK based family since it's original acquisition. Apparently the family ancestors purchased it new at a public exhibition i
Anton Seuffert carved totara panel cover front and back to T. Cranwell 29 page inner of New Zealand Ferns, each of the 29 pressed fern specimens are fully named in botanical splendour. Prepared and mounted by T. Cranwell of Parnell as per the label attache
An elegant William Seuffert domed glove box incorporating a range of patterns used on other Seuffert pieces but never previously seen in this format. William Seuffert specialized in making small decorative boxes of approximately the same size but widely va
A magnificent fern box by Anton Seuffert, (1815-1887). This Anton Seuffert fern box is one of only seven known examples of this genre from the workshop of New Zealand's premier cabinetmaker. Fern boxes were made to store pressed native fern specimens mount
A superb fern album by Anton Seuffert. A large proportion of Seuffert works have some form of fern or plant imagery. In this vein, fern album books were manufactured containing pressed ferns mounted on pages inside front and back covers of detailed inlay.
Anton Seuffert domed glove box made of burr totara with native timber inlays and a black label inside indicating construction prior to 1869 when Seuffert's label was upgraded to reflect his Royal Appointment
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