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Toilet and Cistern; Shanks & Co. Tubal Works Barrhead United Kingdom; c1890s; 2...

Toilet and Cistern, Shanks & Co. Tubal Works    Barrhead United Kingdom, c1890s, 24
Toilet and Cistern, Shanks & Co. Tubal Works    Barrhead United Kingdom, c1890s, 24Toilet and Cistern, Shanks & Co. Tubal Works    Barrhead United Kingdom, c1890s, 24
Name/Title
Toilet and Cistern
About this object
Blue and white "Mulberry-Chrysanthemum" patterned porcelain toilet with wooden seat and accompanying cistern. Shanks Patent
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
c1890s
Place Made
United Kingdom
Measurements
Toilet approx 55 x 48 x 73 (width x height x length), Cistern approx 27 x 27 x 45 (height x depth x width)
Subject and Association Description
These toilets were for sale in the 1890s. There were twelve different patterns available. It is a Levern Single Trap Syphonic Closet System and could only be bought in combination with it's cistern to ensure the complicated 'symphonic' system worked perfectly
Object number
24

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