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Wooden Ornament - Adolph Bruhn & Son, circa 1970-1990 Object Reg. No: SH 912585

Summary:
Wooden ornament, 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.
Description:
Ornament made from light gold-coloured wood. Lower section of the body is cone- shaped whilst the upper section has two rounded forms and a shallow cup shape separated by three deep, narrow grooves. The item is made from two symmetrical halves joined along the central vertical axis of the body.

Found in Area A in workshop.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 30.10 cm (Height), 9.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, handcrafts, trades, woodturning industry, working life
Themes this item is part of: Bruhn Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADES
Secondary Classification: Woodturning
Tertiary Classification: products
Manufacturer: Mr Sophus Bruhn - Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1990

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