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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fixture primarily useful for washing the face and hands of humans.

FIG. 1 is a left, top, front perspective view of a lavatory embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side elevational view being a mirror image of the left side shown;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 6—6 of FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line representations of holes in FIGS. 1-2 and 5-7 are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a lavatory, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D24851 November 1895 Torrance
918124 April 1909 Caldwell
D251795 May 8, 1979 McCann
D355949 February 28, 1995 Laughton
5819335 October 13, 1998 Hennessy
D401677 November 24, 1998 Garza
Other references
  • Undated Alape catalog ad showing a lavatory.
  • Undated Villeroy catalog ad showing a “Grangracia” lavatory.
  • 1993 Kohler catalog ad, p. 13-3, showing a “Figuranté” lavatory.
  • Undated Kohler catalog ad, p. 54, showing a “Ledgend” lavatory.
  • Undated catalog ad, supplier unknown, showing “Priam” lavatories.
  • Undated catalog ad, supplier unknown, showing a lavatory.
Patent History
Patent number: D462114
Type: Grant
Filed: May 31, 2001
Date of Patent: Aug 27, 2002
Assignee: Jacob Delafon (Paris)
Inventor: Jean-Hugues Soulier (Garches)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Robert A. Delehanty
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/142,724
Current U.S. Class: Symmetrical (16) (D23/293.1)
International Classification: 2302;