Auckland Museum have recently purchased a William Seuffert desk for their collection.
Gifted to Lord Baden Powell by the people of Auckland in 1903 and has been with the family until now.
Anton Seuffert and his sons operated a cabinetmaking business in Auckland from 1859 to 1943. They created a world-class body of inlaid marquetry featuring New Zealand woods in highly decorative formats and the work remains without peer for the use of highly figured New Zealand native timbers and decorative designs.
The technical accuracy the Seufferts brought to their craft has meant that today it features in many major collections including the Royal Collection, Te Papa, the Auckland Museum, the Canterbury Museum, Royal Kew Gardens, the Australian National Gallery, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the London Natural History Museum.
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We realise that parking in the central city has its challenges so we are thrilled to announce that we can now offer a personalised parking solution on a by-appointment basis.