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Washstand

1991.1236 (RS21279)

Description

Pine washstand painted bright yellow with dark and lighter brown outlining; painted motif of a potted, flowering plant on a tripod on the splashboard; squared galleried top; shaped splashboard with corner shelves and sloped sides around a double-top; cut-out bowl holder with solid removable top; four round legs that taper at the bottom and one single drawer with plain skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
dovetail joints
gluing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Dovetail
dovetail joints
Empire
Empire (style)
Glued
gluing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
WASHSTAND
washstands
Dimensions
39 x 17 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1236
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2786

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