Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Chest

Subject

Furniture

Description

Chest for storage, with hinged sloping lid, brass escutcheon, on a base with two drawers, mounted on cabriole legs and claw and ball feet

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1799

Relation

Full size, back from right
Whole

Identifier

nmc16.16.316

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

78 x 118 x 64 cm. (30 7/10 x 46 1/2 x 25 1/5 in.)

Materials

Nedun

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Cabriole legs

Local name

Bible box

Citation

"Chest," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #218, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/218 (accessed June 30, 2022).

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