Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Armchair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Bishop's style armchair, with curule legs, with carved floral design on crest, frame, arms, and legs, with a close woven cane back and seat

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th/20th century

Relation

Detail of top
Detail, ad09_1

Identifier

ad.09

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

130.8 x 68.6 cm. (51 1/2 x 27 in.)

Materials

Tropical hardwood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Floral bud and vine design

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

"Armchair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10938, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10938 (accessed May 28, 2024).

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