antique 19th Victorian water closet toilet

 

 

 

 

 

Antique early Victorian British campaign portable toilet.

Known as a Thunderbox

one of the first ever flushable toilets

portable toilet made for use on campaign by a military commissioned officer as only they could have afforded this at the time.

mahogany

  gorgeous design of the ceramic toilet

 designed and patented in 1831 as a portable self acting water closet

Signed on the porcelain: R Wiss Patentee 38 Charing Cross London

extremely good condition !

58 cm x 48 cm x 48 cm

 

info : dirk.balduyck@telenet.be

 

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