Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Fireplace mantel

Subject

Furnishing

Description

Fireplace mantel of carved wood over a pitted stone face with elephants carved onto each corner, with a wood railing in front

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

20th century

Relation

Full size, from front
Whole

Identifier

ad.16

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

281.9 x 35.6 x 148.6 cm. (111 x 14 x 58 1/2 in.)

Materials

Stone and wood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Elephant relief on corner

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

"Fireplace mantel," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10955, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10955 (accessed April 20, 2024).

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