Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Cupboard

Subject

Furniture

Description

Cupboard with two paneled doors with ebony borders, molded cornice and pediment, mounted on large ball feet, with flat board legs in the rear

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1724

Relation

Detail, of base and leg
Detail, nmc1977_36_1_1

Identifier

nmc1977.36.1

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1st quarter 18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

220 x 219 x 88 cm. (86 2/5 x 86 1/5 x 34 3/5 in.)

Materials

Jakwood, ebony and nedun

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Ball feet

Notes

Belonged to King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe, c1799. Similar cupboard form in Brohier, R.L., 1969, p.XXVl, fig.1

Local name

Almirah

Citation

"Cupboard," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #232, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/232 (accessed June 30, 2022).

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