Colonial cedar twin pedestal writing desk, c.1860-1870, maker unknown, the desk front has two side drawers with twin, pedestals each having three drawers upon castors, the top has three tooled leather writing surfaces, the central slope is a lift-up type w
A New Zealand colonial rimu and burr totara desk, the short upstand back with a central shelf flanked by two pairs of drawers with burr totara fascias, turned finials to the gallery top, raised on turned legs with a combination of five burr totara short dr
Early Colonial five drawer casuarina desk on four splayed tapered legs with spade feet, first quarter 19th century. The desk is decorated with a double stringing of what appears to be huon pine and baleen, there are two shallow 'secret' drawers Concealed i
The Fitzgerald cedar desk, circa 1848 of rectangular form with a hinged writing slope to the front enclosing four pigeon holes, standing in a simple cedar frame, with inscription to the underside of the writing slope 'R. Fitzgerald, Dabee, October 2 1848',
A colonial cedar station masters desk the upper portion featuring twin doors opening to reveal pigeon hole interior below which sits a fall front writing desk the base fitted with twin solid panel cabinet doors. Width 95 cm x. Height 228 cm
Kauri bureau desk c.1870 This restrained fall front desk is reminiscent of European bureau desks of the early part of the 19th C, and relies on good quality kauri and subtle detailing for effect, the shield shaped patterns on the lower doors were a popular
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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