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Washstand (Athénienne or Lavabo)

Design attributed to Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)

Maker:
Mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French, 1764–1843, active ca. 1796–1819)
Date:
1800–1814
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Legs, base and shelf of yew wood; gilt-bronze mounts; iron plate beneath shelf
Dimensions:
H. 36-3/8 in. (92.4 cm); Diam. 19-1/2 in. (49.5 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Bequest of James Alexander Scrymser, 1918
Accession Number:
26.256.1
195518

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