Shape Type: Toilet & Personal Hygiene

Pattern Type: Plants

Date: 1884-1890

Dimensions:

  • Height: 16.00 in (40.64 cm)
  • Length: 16.00 in (40.64 cm)
  • Width: 14.25 in (36.195 cm)

Maker: Dent & Hellyer

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

A sanitary ware water closet with an underglaze printed floral decoration in an inky blue, a popular color of the period.  The main floral pattern is framed with a grapevine border.   The printed pattern is generously applied all around the piece.  Dent & Hellyer was a successful manufacturer of a variety sanitary devices and supplies. The company, which began in the early part of the 19th century was operating as Dent & Hellyer by 1874.  They were still in business in the 20th century.

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