Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Side chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Side chair, low relief carving, arcaded backrest with spindles, cane seat, with turned legs supported by stretchers

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1640-1659

Relation

Full size, front
Whole

Identifier

nmc17.318.335

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

ca. 1650

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

73 x 33 x 45 cm. (28 7/10 x 13 x 17 7/10 in.)

Materials

Red sandalwood, stained black

Techniques

Carved, turned and joined

Features

Arcaded back

Notes

Brohier, R.L., 1969, p.10, fig.4.

Local name

Citation

"Side chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #224, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/224 (accessed June 28, 2022).

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