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'The Alexander' Cast Iron French Bateau Clawfoot Tub with Artist Applied Antiqued Copper Leafing plus Drain

'The Alexander'  Cast Iron French Bateau Clawfoot Bathtub, Artist Applied Copper Leafing and Weather Aged Exterior


 
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'The Alexander' Cast Iron French Bateau Clawfoot Tub, Artist Applied Copper Leafing and Weather Aged Exterior and Drain
Requires a freestanding or wall mount tub filler (no deck holes)
Faucet sold separately
Hand applied copper leaf exterior weather and artificially aged
Cast iron tub with bright white enameled interior
Heavy cast Imperial claw feet
Tub drain included
MA Code Accepted
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Price: $4,410.00



Availability:: This package must be specially prepared and will leave our factory in 3 to 4 weeks
Product Code: PEN-ALEX


Foot Finish*:
Supply feet in chrome (no extra)
Supply feet in brushed nickel [Add $45.00]
Supply feet in oil rubbed bronze [Add $55.00]
Supply feet in polished nickel [Add $65.00]
Supply feet in poured gold effect [Add $65.00]
Supply feet in a color I will specify

Drain Finish*:
Supply in chrome (no extra)
Supply in brushed nickel [Add $35.00]
Supply in oil rubbed bronze [Add $35.00]
Supply in polished nickel [Add $45.00]
Supply in unvarnished polished brass [Add $35.00]
Supply in unvarnished brushed brass [Add $55.00]

Bateau Tub Size*:
Supply 73" size
Supply 68" size [Subtract -$95.00]
Supply 59" size [Subtract -$185.00]

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'The Alexander' Cast Iron French Bateau Clawfoot Bathtub with Artist Applied Antiqued Copper Leafing and Drain

Product Details
On 'The Alexander' French Bateau clawfoot tub, before leafing, we apply primer and a copper paint as our leafing base. We allow this to sit for two to three days in natural atmospheric conditions before preparing the tub for our leafing specialist to hand apply the solid copper leaf. Again we allow the tub to sit for a further two to three days while the copper slowly begins its' natural aging process. Over the next few days, we gradually introduce new layers of special solutions to expedite the weathering process. After this, it's back to the natural external forces for a further few days. Using a special neutralizing solution, we wash the entire tub exterior before coating with four heavy layers of high grade clear lacquer. The lacquer not only protects and seals the surface, it almost illuminates the gorgeous colors and hues of the tub exterior.

Finishing

To protect the exterior surface, four layers of high grade clear lacquer is applied to the finish. None of the patina will stain floors or clothing and exterior cleaning is made very simple by using just a soft cloth. The interior of the tub is hand applied bright white high gloss enamel and for cleaning, we recommend mild solutions like Simple Green, please don't use anything aggressive or with scouring agents.

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