Wooden turned base for trophy or presentation cup. 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

Large base with plain cylindrical body and rounded, tiered wide rim. Base is made from light gold-coloured wood. Visible parts of the base have been stained a rich, burgundy colour and varnished. A large cylindrical depression is sit- uated in the centre of the underside of the base. Found in Area G in workshop, in cupboard.

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