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Rare "Royle's Patent Toilet Aquarius" c.1891 (1 of 1)
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Rare "Royle's Patent Toilet Aquarius" c.1891

REF: 12/001 / LA75347
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Description
An extremely rare item manufactured from earthenware in Doulton Burslem, England. An old advertisement shows the "Toilet Aquarius as being a new patented water container for wash stands where no muscular effort is required". The water flows into the bowl by simply pulling forward the handle. No lifting, a boon to ladies and invalids! The device was endorsed by the famous Actress Phyllis Broughton. The underside is marked: Doulton Burslem England,Royle's Patent Toilet Aquarius, Trade Mark, with US Registered trademarks dated 1891.

measurements

Height:
12 IN
Width:
17 IN
Depth:
6 IN

declaration

Bridport Antiques has clarified that the Rare "Royle's Patent Toilet Aquarius" c.1891 (LA75347) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1891

condition

The jug is in immaculate condition, unfortunately, the bowl does have a crack otherwise in good general condition with general signs of age.

additional info

Material:
Earthenware
Origin:
British
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1891

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