Water Filter; G Cheavins; 1890s; 1929
Water FilterAbout 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
BostonMedium and Materials
Clay, glazeInscription 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'
510mm H, 305mm Diameter at topCredit Line
Donor: Mrs HollisObject Type
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