Wash Basin And Pitcher History. If I remember correctly it was my grandmother's (been deceased for many years) and my grandfather (who died before I was born) brought it back (or sent it home) to my grandmother from France where he fought in the First World War. Every house had at least one, so antique washstands abound and you.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted. Visit Kijiji Classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything! Wash basin cabinets, often simply called washstands, were standard bedroom furniture in the days before indoor plumbing.
Your question reminds me of an old joke: What's the difference between a buffalo and a bison.
Bring soft style to bath décor with this antique floral wash basin and pitcher machine embroidery design!
Before modern day plumbing evolved there were no taps/showers and very few bathes. They are used in all domestic and Sink is also a type of washbasin. Hazel Victorian Pitcher & Wash Basin Large Blue White.