Woodturning Sample - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1970-1990 Reg. No: SH 912471
- Woodturning sample, probably a banister post or table leg, 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 from rich auburn-coloured wood which is varnished and glossy. Body is rounded and slender with turned segments on each end. Base of leg is a rounded tear-drop shape and the body tapers to a grooved, cylindrical top.
Found in Area B2 of workshop.
|Dimensions:||56.90 cm (Height), 12.70 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|