Description / History of The Empire Bath,The Bateau Bath,The Freestanding roll top Bath,

The Roman Bath and The Ceramic Bath.

         
   

The Empire Bath

   
Empire Bath  

 

-Fabrication History-

The Empire Bath was the first cast iron bath mass produced,the first signs of social reconition and the virtues of "the bath". Its silhouette and depth are stuided to make this bath ideal for hydrotherapy.The cast iron is used for its quailty of conductivity and strenth, succeeding to the use of zinc or copper, earlier productions of this time.The original glass lined interieur makes the bath watertight and gives it a smooth and uniform surface .we owe this fabrication to,

-NIDERBRONN ,foundery in Alsace

-ROGEAT & CIE , LYON

at the initiative of "DE DIETRICH"

 

  Empire Bath
         
The  EMPIRE bath ,is  the result of 200 years re-search and performance by the foundries ...
   

The Bateau Bath

   
Boat bath  

-Fabrication History-

Boat baths ... Refinement of the "Bath Empire" by the first sanitary engineers c1890 ...

These baths show an advancement in fabrication techniques ,with more care for detail , to the roll & the plinth of the bath.The distinctions between manufacturers become less obvious and are played on a slight variation of proportions & a few centimeters.The technique of enamelling also helps define the fabricante.we owe the fabrication to,

-Foundries CHARLES BLANC, Paris

-Foundries modern hygiene, Paris

-Ets Porcher, Ardennes,

-THE MASTER OF THE FOUNDRY and JACOB DELAFON, Laval

date of manufacture  : from 1880 to 1910

  Baths Boat
 
   

The Freestanding roll top Bath

   
Tub Feet  

-Fabrication History-

The Freestanding roll top bath was made as an alternative to the empire bath.In there search for exception the sanitary engineers demonstrated their abilty with diffrent sizes shapes a depths , elegant curved silhouettes & ornate feet.The freestanding roll top bath was designed to fill the space of the bathroom.we owe the fabrication to, 

-Foundries modern hygiene, Paris

-Ets Porcher, Ardennes,

-THE MASTER OF THE FOUNDRY and JACOB DELAFON, Laval

date of manufacture  : from 1890 to 1950

  Tub Feet
 
   

The Roman Bath

   
Roman Baths  

-Fabrication History-

 The  "Roman bath" was designed for the bourgeoisie  in search of the unique and tailor-made. It symbolizes the greatness of all the cast iron baths of its time. In an effort to honor the bourgeoisie " big is beautiful" . Particular interest is taken to its ornate feet & hand painted exterieur. sanitary engineers push the refinement with sophisticated tap & waste systems. The quality of work remains to this day remarkable. we owe the fabrication to

-Foundries CHARLES BLANC, Paris

-Ets Porcher, Ardennes

-THE MASTER OF THE FOUNDRY and JACOB DELAFON, Laval

date of manufacture  : from 1880 to 1950

  Roman Baths
 
   

The Ceramic Bath

   
Earthenware tubs  

o HISTORY Manufacturing  : The bathtub "EARTHENWARE" is born in England who knows when control of both porcelain dishes in the manufacture of sinks. In a development perspective, the English sanitary engineers opt for the realization of a different type of cast iron tub that inspired marble baths. The first baths were first made of clay and sandstone or granite porcelain known for their strength and fineness of their grain succeeded him. French sanitary engineers, then open this new process, measuring the interest of the smooth both outdoors and indoors and, charmed by the simplicity of the shape of the new baths. The milky whiteness allows to consider the harmonization of all the devices making up the bathroom.Though costly, the French import sanitary engineers of England, tiled bath until the early 1900s. Early in the 20th century as a symbol of purity and strength, they developed its manufacturing bringing new forms. Should the manufacture of these wonders:

  • TYFORDS, England
  • Ets Porcher, Ardennes
  • JACOB DELAFON, Laval,

date of manufacture  : from 1880 to 1930

  Earthenware tubs
         
         
 

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