When Toilets Were Works of Art: 9 Antiques That Seem Too Pretty to Use
Let's face it: People in the 19th century dressed better and, as these images show, 'prayed to the Porcelain God' a lot more stylishly.
2. Would Make a Great Flower Vase
Well, not really. This is a Doulton Simplicitas Water Closet, made by Lambeth & Paisley Works around 1880.
3. 'The New Humber'
That's the model name of this "Polychromatic P-Trap Outlet" Victorian water closet, which was on the market around 1890. Look at the delicate work that went into this beauty!
4. Porcelain Pride
This Victorian toilet looks perhaps closest to what we use now, except it looks much better.
7. That Clammy Feeling
Oh, Way cool! This vintage Italian toilet was made of marble, like a real work of art.