Washstand

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2786

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

Descriptive Terms

washstands
dovetail joints
gluing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Pine
Glued
Painted
Dovetail
Empire
WASHSTAND

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39 x 17 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1236