Toilet and Cistern; Shanks & Co. Tubal Works Barrhead United Kingdom; c1890s;...
Toilet and CisternAbout this object
Blue and white "Mulberry-Chrysanthemum" patterned porcelain toilet with wooden seat and accompanying cistern. Shanks PatentMaker
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 perfectlyObject Type