Vintage Enamel Pitcher & Wash Basin Set White with Royal Blue Trim, Austria

Vintage Enamel Pitcher & Wash Basin Set White with Royal Blue Trim, Austria

Regular price $86.50


Product Description:  Wash Basin sets similar to this one were commonly seen in the bedrooms during the Victorian era before indoor plumbing, as a means of washing up before bedtime. This white enameled pitcher with royal blue trim sits inside of a round basin with a slightly flared lip.  Most likely made by Riess in Austria this set is perfect for a kitchen counter, bathroom accent table or as a floral center-piece decoration. 

Note:  Refer to "Condition" for additional information

Circa:  Most likely 1930 - 1940's

Height:  Pitcher 10 ½” (to top of handle), Basin:  3 ¾”
Diameter:  Basin (top):  12 ½” 

Capacity:  72 fluid ounces

Product Weight:  2 pounds 9 ounces

Color:  White with Royal Blue Trim

Style:  Farmhouse, Country Cottage

Material:  Porcelain Enamel, Enameled Metal, Enamel ware

Manufacture:  Unknown.  Possibly RIESS in Austria

Markings:  Austria (on bottom of pitcher)

Origin:  Austria

Condition:  Previously owned – used.  Condition is consistent with age and use.  In good clean condition with some enamel chips and scrapes mostly on pitcher handle and base (as shown).  Holds water with no leakage.  Due to age and enamel chips, this item is not recommended for food use.

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