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Title: Washstand (athénienne or lavabo)
Design attributed to Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Gilt bronze mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French, 1764–1843, active ca. 1796–1819)
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)
Credit Line: Bequest of James Alexander Scrymser, 1918
Accession Number: 26.256.1
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