Washstand (athénienne or lavabo)

Designer: Design attributed to Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Maker: Gilt bronze mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French, 1764–1843, active ca. 1796–1819)
Date: 1800–14
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Legs, base and shelf of yew wood; gilt-bronze mounts; iron plate beneath shelf
Dimensions: Height: 36 3/8 in. (92.4 cm); Diameter: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Bequest of James Alexander Scrymser, 1918
Accession Number: 26.256.1

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