Parquetry - Plaque, Edwin Ault, 1900-1950 Object Reg. No: ST 034257

Summary:
Rectangular plaque with depictions of native flowers inlaid. Probably made of White Mountain Ash (eucalyptus regnans) (myrtaceae) & inlaid with Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon (leguminosae) for stake, Native Cherry (exocarpus cupressiform) (santalaceae) for leaves & petals. Made by Edwin Ault within the period 1900-1950.
Description:
Rectangular plaque with depictions of native flowers inlaid, finished using a wax (possibly beeswax).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Helen Hallett, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width), 350 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian timbers, eucalypts, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses, myrtle family myrtaceae, parquetry, sandalwood family santalaceae, 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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