Kauri writing desk; H.M.Gill, Auckland; 1870's; 1997.518.1-8

Name/Title

Kauri writing desk

About this object

Ornately carved writing cabinet/desk with secret compartment.

Maker

H.M.Gill, Auckland

Maker Role

Cabinetmaker

Date Made

1870's

Medium and Materials

Wood

Place Made

New Zealand

Measurements

60cm deep, 1.47m wide, 1.8m high

Subject and Association Description

Ornately carved with sheaves of wheat and bunches of grapes. Panel at back can be operated to slide open to reveal hidden compartments.

Object Type

Writing desk

Object number

1997.518.1-8

Rights

All rights reserved

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