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AN AUSTRALIAN CEDAR WRITING DESK FOR AUCTION


Scammells are offering an early 19th century Australian writing desk in the upcoming Showcase Sale on the evening of Monday 26th August at 6pm


It is in the Grecian or Modern Style of the 1830/40s Period.

After a Design by the English Cabinet Maker W.F Dalziel, circa 1833


Possibly of Early South Australian Colonial Manufacture, with Detached "Campaign" Style Legs & Fitted Interior. Concealed by a Mechanical Locking Device.


(A similar example is held in the collection of The Art Gallery of South Australia, Bequest of Alice Scott OBE, 1985 - catalogue #924FI)


Height: 135cm, Width: 104cm, Depth: 56cm