Antique Shanks Carrara Marble Sink

GBP 7,745.00

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Object Description

An antique Shanks Carrara marble sink sourced from a country house in Cheshire, England. Dating from the early 20th century, this beautiful Shanks sink has an original shaped marble skirt and undercoated porcelain basin, making it a rare piece and stunning addition for a vintage bathroom or period style cloakroom.
The shaped chrome brass legs are accompanied by stylish tumbler holders and splash back.

Shanks & Co

Shanks & Co Ltd was founded by John Shanks in partnership with his brother Andrew in 1851 and quickly became an iconic British company. Based in Paisley, Scotland, together they went on to achieve worldwide success supplying and fitting sanitary ware, including on the Titanic and cruise ships Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth – making this original sink a quality find to become the focal point of any antique style bathroom.

We have a second similar sink available.

Additional dimensions

Height from floor to surface 78.5cm (30.91in).

Object Condition

Good structural condition. Transports as 7 main components. All original chromed brass fittings and plunger waste. No cracks in bowl. Light wear and crazing. Taps turn freely but have not been tested. Porcelain basin attached to underside of marble.

Object Details

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    W:84 x H:124 x D:64.5 centimeters
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Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
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