Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Toilet seat

Subject

Furniture

Description

Toilet seat, enclosed in a cabinet, the base pulls open to reveal the porcelain pot with metal lid

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th century

Relation

Full size, from front
Whole

Identifier

ad.20

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

6.2 x 74.3 x 45.7 cm. (30 x 29 1/2 x 18 in.)

Materials

Tropical hardwood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Porcelain pot

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

"Toilet seat," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10966, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10966 (accessed April 15, 2024).

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