Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

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Title

Cupboard

Subject

Furniture

Description

Cupboard with two paneled doors, molded cornice and pediment, mounted on large ball feet, with flat board legs in the rear

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1724

Relation

Full size, from right
Whole

Identifier

nmc13.64.281

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1st quarter 18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

228 x 200 x 84 cm. (89 4/5 x 78 7/10 x 33 1/10 in.)

Materials

Nedun

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Ball feet

Notes

Similar cupboard form in Brohier, R.L., 1969, p.XXVl, fig.1

Local name

Almirah

Citation

"Cupboard," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #198, http://dlir.aiys.org/archive/items/show/198 (accessed May 20, 2018).

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