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Corner basin stand

Description

Washstand with triangular top with circular apertures for basin and tumblers. Shaped backsplash with single small shelf near apex. Scalloped apron. Edges of apron and top have simple light wood stringing. Front of legs have light wood stringing forming arches at top, drawer section and below it. Shelf with drawer below at mid-section; front panelled in three sections. Brass bail handle on drawer. Shaped shelf near feet. Square legs with front feet which curve outward. History of piece on dustboard below drawer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Support Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
corner basin stands
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Stand, Floor
Washstand
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Dimensions
38.875 x 27 x 14.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.572
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
17391

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