About this object

Carved and painted wooden folding table. Decorated with carved panels featuring two dragons facing each other with a pearl between them. The side panels are decorated with lotus and floral surrounds. The panels are bordered with a green and white swastika pattern.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Household Objects
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Metal; Paint; Wood
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    John S M Ward
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Burma; Asia: Southern Asia: India
  • Date collected
    1914 - 1916
  • Measurements
    645 mm x 343 mm x 290 mm
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre (Owner); John S M Ward (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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