Furniture from British India and Ceylon : a catalogue of the collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum / Amin Jaffer assisted in Salem by Karina Corrigan and with a contribution by Robin D. Jones ; photographs by Mike Kitcatt, Markham Sexton and Jeffrey Dykes.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146498

Description

416 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Furniture, Colonial
Furniture

Originator

Jaffer, Amin.
Corrigan, Karina.

Contents

Machine generated contents note: Forewords 8 NORIHERN INDIA 272 -- Acknowledgements 10 Delhi and Amritsar: Ivory Boxes and Boxes -- Notes to the reader 12 with Ivory Miniatures (98-103) 274 -- Introduction 14 Dehi (104) 281 -- Map 25 Etawah and Tonk (105-7) 283 -- Hoshiarpur, Chiniot and Lahore (108-15) 285 -- 1. Life in Early British India 26 Kashmir (116-21) 294 -- Luckno-w ( 22-3) 302 -- 2. Furnishings and the Domestic Interior 51 k (22-3) -- Mainpuri (124-5) 305 -- 3. The Availability and Acquisition Simla, ( 2 308 -- Simla (126) 308 -- of Furniture 76 -- 4. The Indian Consumption of Western WESTERN INDIA 310 -- Furniture and Decorative Articles 106 Baroda (127) 312 -- Bombay, Surat and Ahmedabad: Micromosaic -- CATALOGUE Boxes (128-50) 313 -- SOUTHERN INDIA 128 Bombay(151-74) 330 -- Coromandel Coast (cat. nos 14) 130 -- Kunul (5-6) 143 CEYLON (SRI LANKA) 360 -- Madras City(7-11) 145 Introduction by Robin Jones 362 -- Mysore and Canara: Cared Sandalwood (12-24) 149 Ceylon Unspecified (1758) 366 -- Mysore City: IvoryInlay(25-7) 160 Galle District (179-90) 370 -- Travancore: Ivory Work (28-9) 166 -- Travancore:KoftgariWork(30-31) 170 UNATTRIBUTED FURNITURE -- (191-200) 384 -- Vizagapatam (32-68) 172 (191-200) 384 -- EASTERN INDIA 222 Appendix: Customs Values for Domestic Goods -- Exported from Britain to the East Indies between -- Baudh (69) 224 1700 and 1900 395 -- Benares (70) 228 Glossary of Trms 396 -- Calcurra (71-2) 230 Glossary of Materials by Adam Bowen 398 -- Calcutta: Micromosaic Boxes (73-6) 233 Bibliography 400 -- Monghyr(77-9) 235 Concordance ofMuseum -- Murshidabad and Berhampur (80-90) 238 and Catalogue Numbers 410 -- Nagina(91-3) 264 Index 411 -- Parna and Bareilly (94-7) 267.

Publication

Salem, Mass. : Peabody Essex Museum in association with V&A Publications

Description

416 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-409) and index.

ISBN

0883891174

Call Number

Coll. NK2647.J34 2001

Other People and Orgs

Victoria and Albert Museum
Peabody Essex Museum

Material Type

Catalogs.

Places

India
Sri Lanka
England London
Massachusetts Salem
India.
Sri Lanka.