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Antique Dollhouse Enameled Metal Lavabo by Marklin or Bing Late 1800s Large 1" Scale
Ornate antique dollhouse enameled metal lavabo by Marklin is painted in an olive green strie pattern with maroon pinstripes and edging. The water reservoir above has a hinged lid with attached spigot.
Lavabos were used in kitchens prior to indoor plumbing. They hung on the wall and had a water reservoir with spigot that when opened, poured water into an attached bowl for hand washing etc. A hole in the bottom would allow the water to be emptied into a bucket underneath.
Made in a large 1" scale, it measures 4 7/8" t x 2 1/2" w x 1 1/2" d and is in very good condition with just a few tiny areas of paint loss and a missing handle for the spigot.
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Barbara and Dave Sundberg
South Colby, WA
Specializing in DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES from the mid 1800s to late 1900s. Indulge the child within you!
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