A sloped writing desk, sometimes with a hinged lid, on tall legs, at which a clerk could either stand or sit on a high chair. Many Australian country versions are to be found in pine, where they were often used in the shearing sheds to keep the 'tallies'.
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A large Western Australia jarrah Clerks desk late 19th / early 20th century, the desk having a large draft / plan size work table surface with eight upper drawers and centre stationery compartments, the lower desk with three half size drawers all with turn
A rare Indo Dutch Colonial standing Clerks desk, 19th century, the shaped gallery top rail embellished with embossed brass roundels and mouldings above central drawer flanked by two curve fronted drawers, on turned cup and cover pedestal base on the scroll
An interesting Australian 19th century cedar Clerks desk the gallery top rail above sloped top with book support and three drawers with and turned legs, a drawer stamped with 'Proudly Restored By Dewitt Antiques Hobart'
An early 20th century Colonial pine clerk's desk, the stepped moulded cornice above three tambour fronted panels enclosing pigeon holes and filing shelves, above a hinged writing slope enclosing a drawer and pigeon holes above seven long drawers, raised on
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