Bidet

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Appraisal
Acknowledgement Letter
Accession Document
Accession Document

Title

Bidet

Description

Highly figured rosewood veneers and finely finished gloss period style finish. Molded raised lip on lid. Porcelain inserted bowl has marble veined coloring with wine colored Greek-key border on the upper edge of the bowl. Hole in the bottom of the bowl has a functional brass handle on the side of the case to open and close the flow of water. Four turned legs support the base. No rollers.
Photographed by David Hammond

Source

Gift of Marion Cannon.

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

1860

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

15 1/8 in. high x 12 1/2 in. wide x 18 3/4 in. deep

Type

Wood
Rosewood

Identifier

1998.28

Coverage

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)

Spatial Coverage

H104-U
Bathroom (1st floor)

Date of Acquisition

1998

Condition

Veneer repaired 11/98 at McLean's Refinishing

Provenance

550.00

Citation

“Bidet,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/4.

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