Woodturning sample, probably a table leg, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1990.

The woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son operated in South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1897-1970. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.

Physical Description

Long, slender furniture leg with tapering fluted body and elaborately turned, rounded ends. Short, cylindrical sements project from centre of both ends. Leg is made of gold-coloured wood. Found in Area B2 of workshop.

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