Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Round chair, Burgomaster chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Burgomaster chair, a round chair form with circular high back with three pierced floral pattern oval shapes, caned circular seat, supported by a circular frame, with six turned legs with cross-stretchers, ending in animal paw feet
See Burgomaster chairs in the National Museum collection and the Lunuganga Collection

Source

Private collection, Europe

Relation

Whole

Identifier

euro02.17

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

Mid 18th century

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

83.2 x 57.2 c. (32 3/4 x 22 1/2 in.)

Materials

Satinwood

Techniques

Carved, joined, and turned

Features

Six legs and animal paw feet

Citation

"Round chair, Burgomaster chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #11043, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/11043 (accessed November 22, 2019).

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