Candlestick - Bonachera & Andujar, Spain, Wood 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.
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Width), 53.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|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|