Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Cupboard

Subject

Furniture

Description

Dutch style cupboard, with large paneled doors, corniced top, and supported on large ball shaped legs

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

18th century

Relation

Detail of bottom
Detail, ad27_1

Identifier

ad.27

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka(?)

Measurements (H: W: L:)

222.3 x 76.2 x 59.7 cm. (87 1/2 x 30 x 23 1/2 in.)

Materials

Nadun, jakwood and ebony

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Ebony

Notes

Home (until 1961), and collection of Sir Thomas Lister Villiers, b.1869 - d.1959, who in 1906 became the chairman of George Stuart and Co. Colombo

Citation

"Cupboard," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10984, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/10984 (accessed December 1, 2022).

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