Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Table

Subject

Furniture

Description

Table with octagonal top inlayed with various woods, pierced ebony scrollwork, four turned legs mounted on a square platform, supported by animal feet

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1850-1899

Relation

Detail of top
Detail, nmc1988_40_1_1

Identifier

nmc1988.40.1

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

2nd half 19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

74 x 84 cm. (29 1/10 x 33 1/10 in.)

Materials

Ebony, nedun, satin, teak, jakwood and coconut and palm wood

Techniques

Carved and inlaid

Features

Octagonal top

Notes

Related segmentally inlaid table top at Gangaramaya Temple, Hunupitya, Colombo dated '1.12.[19]17'

Local name

Citation

"Table," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #246, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/246 (accessed August 11, 2022).

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