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Woodturning Sample - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1970-1990 Reg. No: SH 912573
- Woodturning sample, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1990.
The woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son operated in South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1897-1970. 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.
- Furniture leg made of gold-coloured wood. Base of leg is rectangular with a short grooved section directly above. Body of leg rests upon this grooved section and is square, fluted and tapers toward the flat square top. A short cylindrical section projects from the top of the leg. Some lines are pencilled on three faces of the rectangular base.
Found in Area A of workshop.
|Dimensions:||59.20 cm (Height), 5.80 cm (Width), 6.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||furniture, german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, woodturning industry, working life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Maker:||Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990|
|Place Made:||South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|