Parquetry - Plaque, 1900-1950 Object Reg. No: ST 034260

Summary:
Trapesium shaped plaque inlaid with depictions of native flower (possibly lily) made from Kauri Pine (agathis robusta) (pinaceae) & inlaid with Native Cherry (exocarpus cuppressiformis) (santalaceae) for base, Forest Red Gum (eucalyptus tereticornis) (myrtaceae) for stems, Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon) (leguminosae) for leaves the flower seems to be a figured piece of Native Cherry. Made by Edwin Ault within the period 1900-1950.
Description:
Finished using a polish.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Helen Hallett, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10 mm (Height), 200 mm (Width), 260 mm (Length)

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