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Parquetry - Novelty, Apparition of Face, 1900-1950 Object Reg. No: ST 034255

Parquetry novelty with an apparition of a face. Made from a cross section of Coast Banksia (banksia integrifolia) (proteaceae) using the natural growth rings of the timber & inlaying two eyes Swamp Oak (casuarina distyla) (casuarinaceae). Made by Edwin Ault within the period 1900- 50.
Has been finished using a polish.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Helen Hallett, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15 mm (Height), 280 mm (Width), 330 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: australian timbers, parquetry, protea family proteaceae, sheoak family casuarinaceae, 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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