Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Chest

Subject

Furniture

Description

Chest for storage, with hinged lid and blockfront, with brass escutcheon and studs, on large ball feet

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1799

Relation

Full size, front
Whole

Identifier

nmc29.166.430

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

18th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

48 x 69 x 34 cm. (18 9/10 x 27 1/5 x 13 2/5 in.)

Materials

Nedun

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Ball feet

Local name

Pettagama

Citation

"Chest," in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #268, http://dlir.aiys.org/archive/items/show/268 (accessed November 25, 2014).

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