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 floral design carved onto each corner, identical to ad.23

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

20th century

Relation

Full size
Whole

Identifier

ad.26

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka/Indian craftsmen

Measurements (H: W: L:)

288.3 x 39.4 cm. (113.5 x 15 1/2 in.)

Materials

Teak

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Stone carving in corners

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 #10980, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10980 (accessed February 22, 2024).

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