Washstand Shelf

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11234

Description

Federal corner washstand shelf; triangular with a single rounded edge with a double arched applied gallery; allover grainpainted in brown and black; the gallery is painted freehand with green and yellow leafy sprigs and stylized blossoms; the outline of the gallery edge is pinstriped in yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shelves
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Federal
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Federal
SHELF

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

2 x 18.5 x 10.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.406