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FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, front and left side of a bidet embodying our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side being the mirror image of the left side; and,

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof.

The fragmentary broken line representations of holes in FIGS. 1 and 2 are for the purpose of illustration only and form no part of the claimed design.

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  • Undated Jacob Delafon ad for its Rivella water closet admitted prior art. Undated Cesame ad for its Rossari fixtures, admitted prior art. Undated Kohler ad showing inter alia its Aloutte lavatory K-3035, admitted prior art. 1985 ad for a Novella wall hung toilet and bidet. P. 9-21 of an undated Kohler ad showing inter alia its Kingston water guard toilet K-4432-ER, admitted prior art. P. 90 of an undated issue of Kitchen & Bath Business showing inter alia a Porcher Veneto Toilet, admitted prior art. An undated Eljer ad for its Tenisson bathroom fixtures, admitted prior art.
Patent History
Patent number: D352772
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 31, 1994
Date of Patent: Nov 22, 1994
Assignee: Jacob Delafon (Paris)
Inventors: Herbert V. Kohler, Jr. (Kohler, WI), Pierre H. Paulin (Paris), Francois Kergoet (Paris), Michel Chalard (Villemomble)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 0/18,214
Current U.S. Class: Wall Mounted (D23/300)