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

Detail of top
Detail, ad16_1

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 #10956, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10956 (accessed April 20, 2024).

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