Beautiful Mott Iron Works Early 1900s Porcelain Vanity Console Sink, Salvage



This beautiful J.L. Mott console sink was salvaged from a circa 1910 bank in Downtown Roanoke, Virginia. This bank was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The fireclay console sink was manufactured by J. L. Mott Ironworks and features elegant detail and graceful lines.

The sink comes with the classic chrome, cross-handle faucet set and two porcelain enameled cast iron legs. It stands 38" in height, including the 7" wraparound backsplash. It is 25" wide and 22" deep. The sink comes with a pair of metal wall-mount brackets.

Details: This sink has a 13"(L) x 17 1/2"(W) x 6"(H) basin with a small overflow hole along the rear wall. A pair of classic chrome hot and cold faucets with porcelain cross handles are mounted along the back of the basin 11" apart. A rectangular opening in which a waste drain pull would have been mounted is present between the faucets. The porcelain enameled cast iron legs are tapered and measure roughly 25" tall when in place.

Condition: Very good. The sink is beautiful, with the expected finish showing heavy crazing, minor nicks, scuffs, scratches, and discoloration in the glaze. The drain pull is not included as it was missing at the time of salvage. The porcelain enameled cast iron legs have small nicks and chips present, showing surface rust formation where the enamel is missing (mostly along the top and bottom of the legs).

Inventory: We currently have 2 sinks in-stock.
Sink 1 has a small half-dollar sized area to the right of the right faucet where the glaze is missing.
Sink 2 has a small chip behind the left faucet.

History: This sink was salvaged from the Liberty Trust building in the heart of downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Also known as First National Bank, or the People's Federal Building, this building opened in 1910. At the time, it was the most technologically advanced building of the area, boasting state-of-the-art plumbing, heating, and an electric elevator. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. This building and items from it are featured on Season 11, Episode 10, of the DIY Network show, Salvage Dawgs.

Weight: 158 lbs.
Overall (In Place) Measurements: 22(L) x 25(W) x 38(H)

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