Water Filter; G Cheavins; 1890s; 1929

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Water Filter

About this object

Glazed stoneware cylinder water filter, with lion head moulded handles, made by G Sheavins, Boston, England. It is missing several pieces including its stoneware lid and brass plug and tap. Also missing are its pierced interior filter plates.

Maker

G Cheavins

Maker Role

Potter

Date Made

1890s

Place Made

England

Place Notes

Boston

Medium and Materials

Clay, glaze

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front:
'BY HER MAJESTY'S ROYAL LETTERS PATENT' around the Royal Coat of Arms
'G CHEAVINS/IMPROVED PATENT/GOLD MEDAL SELF CLEANING/RAPID WATER FILTER/BOSTON ENGLAND'

Measurements

510mm H, 305mm Diameter at top

Credit Line

Donor: Mrs Hollis

Object Type

Water filters

Object number

1929

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Tags

1890s
cream
drink
Port Macquarie
stoneware
water

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