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Candlestick - Bonachera & Andujar, Spain, Wood Object Reg. No: SH 912744

Wooden candlestick, made by Bonachera & Andujar, Spain.

Used as a sample in the woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Found in Area G of workshop. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.
Turned wood pedestal with shallow bowl at top with a cylindrical piece of wood. This cylinder is coated with wax indicating that the pedestal was used as a candlestick. The item has been painted orange.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.00 cm (Width), 53.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry
Themes this item is part of: Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Woodturning
Tertiary Classification: products
Inscriptions: Printed label on bottom of object: 8498/PED. NO./DEP. N./BONACHERA/& ANDUJAR/3101/MADE IN SPAIN.
Manufacturer: Bonachera & Andujar, Spain
User: Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990

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