Picture Frame - Parquetry, Edwin Ault, 1900-1950 Object Reg. No: ST 34253

Summary:
Parquetry picture frame (with photograph) a cross section of native timber probably Coast Banksia (banksia intergrifolia) (proteaceae). The inlay depicts native flowers, timbers possibly used include Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon) (leguminosae) Native Cherry (exocarpus cupressiformis) (santalaceae). Made by Edwin Ault within the period 1900-1950.
Description:
Picture frame finished with polish.
Description Of Content:
PICTURE IN PARQUETRY FRAME CROSS MADE FROM SECTION OF NATIVE TIMBER PROBABLY COAST BANKSIA (BANKSIA INTERGRIFOLIA) (PROTEACEAE). THE INLAY DEPICTS NATIVE FLOWERS, TIMBERS POSSIBLY USED INCLUDE BLACKWOOD (ACACIA MELANOXYLON) (LEGUMINOSAE) NATIVE CHERRY (
EXOCARPUS CUPRESSIFORMIS) (SANTALACEAE). MADE BY EDWIN AULT WITHIN THE PERIOD 1900- 50.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Helen Hallett, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10 mm (Height), 200 mm (Width), 300 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian timbers, carpenters, handcrafts, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses, parquetry, protea family proteaceae, sandalwood family santalaceae, timber, woodworking, sculpture
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Timber Products
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Colour
Maker: Edwin Ault, Victoria, Australia, 1900-1950

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