Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Settee

Subject

Furniture

Description

Settee with back stretchers and spiral palings, with floral scroll design, armrests ending in lions heads, cane seat, and turned spiral supports with six legs

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1680-1720

Relation

Detail of lion's head
Detail, nmc24_1_395_1

Identifier

nmc24.1.395

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1680-1720

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

108 x 204 x 73 cm. (42 1/2 x 204 x 73 in.)

Materials

Nedun or Kaliatour (?)

Techniques

Carved, turned and joined

Features

Lion's head armrest

Local name

Citation

"Settee," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #257, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/257 (accessed May 28, 2024).

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