Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Side chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Side chair, asymmetrical low relief carving on top rail, turned spindle back rest, cane seat, with turned spiral twisted legs supported by stretchers

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1680-1720

Relation

Full size, from right
Whole

Identifier

nmc14.27.304

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1680-1720

Place of Creation

Batavia/Colombo

Measurements (H: W: L:)

85 x 42 x 42 cm. (33 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)

Materials

Kaliatour (?)

Techniques

Carved, turned and joined

Features

Spiral twisted legs

Notes

Brohier, R.L., 1969, pl. XlV, fig.2. Also similar side chairs in Veenendaal, J. 1985, pl.1,4,& 7

Local name

Citation

"Side chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #201, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/201 (accessed June 30, 2022).

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