Offered for sale is a period American Sheraton paint decorated washstand, circa 1830. This example is decorated in yellow paint with red borders stenciled with floral sprays. The scrolled splash board is fitted with a shelf for cups and surrounds the top, which is fitted with a basin cutout. The bowed frieze is decorated with a floral spray and raised on in-curved supports. The chamber stand holds a lower drawer decorated in floral sprays.
The washstand is raised on turned feet and is in good condition with repair to the carved legs rings, and some wear and loss to the original painted surface to be expected. The washstand is hand-made with dovetailed construction.
Size: 37 ½" Height by 18" Width by 16" Depth.
Sheraton Paint Decorated Washstand, Circa 1830