Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Washbasin stand

Subject

Furniture

Description

Washbasin stand with porcelain basin, with a shelf and one drawer, supported on four legs

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th century

Relation

Detail from left
Detail, ad19_1

Identifier

ad.19

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

91.4 x 66 x 35.6 cm. (36 x 26 x 14 in.)

Materials

Tropical hardwood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Porcelain basin

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

"Washbasin stand," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10965, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10965 (accessed April 15, 2024).

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