Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Bureau-bookcase

Subject

Furniture

Description

Fall front writing bureau and book case with two doors above and three drawers below, mounted on an apron platform

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1800-1824

Relation

Full size, from right
Whole

Identifier

nmc29.165.430

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

1st half 19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

165 x 85 x 44 cm. (65 x 32 1/2 x 17 3/10 in.)

Materials

Nedun

Techniques

Joined and framed

Features

Fall front

Local name

Citation

"Bureau-bookcase," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #267, http://dlir.aiys.org/archive/items/show/267 (accessed December 10, 2018).

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