Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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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

Detail of pot
Detail, ad20_1

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 #10968, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10968 (accessed April 15, 2024).

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