Mahogany, holly, brass, oak
84 x 38 x 38 cm
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
A mahogany and line-inlaid washstand, English, early 19th century. The top of two hinged flaps, enclosing a board pierced with holes for a wash-hand bowl and soap and sponge dishes. Fitted to the front with a line-inlaid door with a single drawer below. Raised on four chamfered square-section legs joined by a cross stretcher with platform centre applied with a raised bead as a stand for a bowl or jug.
Miss P. M. Barker collection. Bequeathed to the National Trust by Miss P. M. Barker of Moorgate Hall, Rotherham in April 1987.
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of drawer: Typed label to underside of drawer, giving details of bequest and description.