Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Arm chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Round chair with six legs, back is set with three ovals and circular seat in cane, turned legs and uprights supported by three intersecting stretchers

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1749

Relation

Full size, front
Whole

Identifier

nmc15.75.311

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1st half 18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

67 x 52 cm. (26 2/5 x 20 1/2 in.)

Materials

Satinwood

Techniques

Carved, turned and joined

Features

Six legs

Notes

Similar round chair, Brohier, R.L., 1969, pl. lX, fig. 4. (in Pettah collection)

Local name

Round chair or burgomaster

Citation

"Arm chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #208, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/208 (accessed June 28, 2022).

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