Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Caskets (personal gear)

Subject

Furnishings

Description

Small casket with rounded hinged lid, with applied brass escutcheon and hinges, supported on turned disc feet
Small chests or boxes for holding objects of value such as money, letters, and jewels

Source

Private collection, Europe

Relation

Whole

Identifier

euro02.07

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

Early 18th century

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

21.6 x 14 x 14 cm. (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Materials

Calamander, hardwood and brass

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Brass escutcheon

Citation

"Caskets (personal gear)," in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #11022, http://dlir.aiys.org/archive/items/show/11022 (accessed October 21, 2014).

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