Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Chest

Subject

Furniture

Description

Chest for storage, with hinged lid, brass scrollwork escutcheon, corners and studs, and large ball feet in front with flat board feet in the back

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1899

Relation

Detail of side
Detail, nmc13_64_281_1

Identifier

nmc13.64.281

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

18th-19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

91 x 175 x 78 cm. (35 4/5 x 68 9/10 x 30 7/10 in.)

Materials

Nedun, ebony and brass

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Brass decoration

Local name

Pettagama

Citation

"Chest," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #194, http://dlir.aiys.org/archive/items/show/194 (accessed November 13, 2018).

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