Antique George Jennings Carrara Marble Wash Basin / Sink


This impressive basin / sink and stand is made from white and grey Carrara marble, the tap is nickel plated. The under-mounted bowl is made from a single piece of Cararra marble. 

The taps  have been reconditioned, including Nickel plating, and are in working condition. 

George Jennings (10 November 1810 – 17 April 1882) was an English sanitary engineer and who invented the first public flushing toilets.

Josiah George Jennings was born on 10 November 1810 in Eling, in Hampshire. In 1831 he became a plumber with Messrs. Lancelot Burton of Newcastle Street, London where his father had been a foreman before him.

Condition Report

There are no cracks and no breaks to  the marble. No fixings are supplied with the base. 



Date of Manufacture

Circa 1860

Materials and Techniques

Hand crafted


-Wear consistent with age and use

-Minor Losses, scuffs and scratches. 

-Reconditioned taps


Height 91.5 cm

Width 92 cm

Depth 87 cm plus 6 cm to set into a wall

Basin 45 cm diameter

Depth of basin 19 cm

Weight 128 kg

Price: £7,850.00

Provenance: Yes

Stock No: 24912


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