Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Bookcase

Subject

Furniture

Description

Revolving bookcase, squared area for book son top, supported at the bottom by a table base

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th/20th century

Relation

Full size, from front
Whole

Identifier

ad.18

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

91.4 x 45.1 x 45.1 cm. (36 x 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)

Materials

Tropical hardwood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Revolving 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

"Bookcase," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10962, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10962 (accessed April 15, 2024).

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