Parquetry - Table, Edwin Ault, 1900-1950 Object Reg. No: ST 034267

Summary:
Pedestal base table made from Australian native timbers and inlaid with depictions of native flowers. Probably made of Coast Banksia (banskia integrifolia) (proteaceae) for legs & stand, Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon) (leguminosae) for supports & most of the inlay, Forrest Red Gum (eucalyptus tereticornis) (myrtaceae) may have been used for sepals. Made by Edwin Ault within the period 1900-1950.
Description:
Pedestal base table with s polished finish. Joints are fixed by using engineers bolts and woodscrews.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Helen Hallett, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 560 mm (Height), 300 mm (Width), 450 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian timbers, eucalypts, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses, myrtle family myrtaceae, parquetry, protea family proteaceae, woodworking
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Timber Products
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Maker: Edwin Ault, Victoria, Australia, 1900-1950

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