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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PEDESTAL WASHSTAND

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PEDESTAL WASHSTAND
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    In the form of an Ionic column, the hinged-rectangular top enclosing a fitted interior with a Davenport 'IVY' pattern green painted earthenware wash set, including wash bowl, circular soap box, cover and liner, and toothbrush box, the underside of the lid fitted with a hinged, ratcheted mirror, the column with hinged-door enclosing a shaped ledge and a shaped shelf, on shaped plinth base, with Davenport 'IVY' pattern earthenware chamber pot, wash bowl later drilled for drainage
    33 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep


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