Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Royal Palace Complex, Phnom Penh; Throne Hall

Accession Number: 
188076
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Detail, chofah ornaments on roof ridges
Date of View: 
3/6/2011
Image description: 
A chofah (Thai; lit. sky tassel) is a Thai architectural decorative ornament that adorns the top at the end of Wat and palaces roof in most of the continental Southeast Asian countries, such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. It resembles a tall thin bird and looks hornlike.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
Cambodian
Work Types: 
building divisions; rooms and spaces; reception rooms
Work Types: 
building divisions; rooms and spaces; throne rooms
Related Work Title: 
Royal Palace Complex, Phnom Penh; partOf
Preferred Title: 
Royal Palace Complex, Phnom Penh; Throne Hall
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Cambodian)
Date: 
1917-1919 (creation)
Materials: 
wood; masonry; reinforced concrete; tile
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Measurement: 
30 m (width) x 60 m (length)
Alternate Title: 
Preah Thineang Dheva Vinnichay
Locations: 
Phnum P¿nh, Phnum P¿nh, Cambodia
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Cambodian
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture