Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Chest

Subject

Furniture

Description

Chest for storage, with hinged lid, ebony trim, brass scrollwork escutcheon and handle mounts, and large ball feet in front with flat board feet in the back

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1799

Relation

Full size, side and back
Whole

Identifier

nmc27.1.408

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

92 x 178 x 76 cm. (36 1/5 x 70 1/10 x 29 9/10 in.)

Materials

Nedun and ebony

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Brass decoration

Local name

Pettagama

Citation

"Chest," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #260, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/260 (accessed May 28, 2024).

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