Turnette; Unknown; 2017.30.104
TurnetteAbout this object
Wooden table used to support a model of a few kilograms while rotating easily. Used to rest turning stick for balance. Turning stick is a dowel with a flat end. Stick was held against the body and pushed into table while turning. Foot was a pedal. there is a worn part in the centre of the board.
On the underside there are notes written in pencil:
"HANDLE TOWARD YOU NATCH TO THE LEFT FOR HER
R ITEMS (RIGHT WAY UP)
DEEPER FEET [and-mark] MOULDS PREFERABLY UNDER AT THE BASE
for CHRISTCHURCH [line]
LARGE JUG FOR TITAN NO HIGHER THEN [illegible]
HOLLOWWARE=ARTICLES WHOSE DIAMETER IS [illegible] THAN TWICE THEIR HEIGHT
LARGE RAM = 13 LITRES
SMALL RAM = 8 LITRES
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