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

Detail of corner
Detail, ad26_1

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 #10981, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10981 (accessed June 19, 2024).

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