'The Orleans-PB-73' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub with PURE METAL Polished Brass Exterior and Drain
Our inspiration for this beautiful French Bateau (Boat) style bathtub emanated from the original design by Rogeat and a few other European makers from around the 1880’s. Our version is wider and deeper and we produce this tub in two different sizes.
Unlike many French Bateau style tubs on the market today, ours is produced to offer ample space for two bathers and exceptional depth for deep soaking. This applies to both our 67” and 73” versions.
The French Bateau tub has a long bathing floor and ample width with exceptional depth to overflow. Definitely suitable for two bathers.
This tub has a pure brass coated and polished exterior; it has a thick cast iron center and a high gloss, high grade enameled interior. While we apply a protective clear beeswax to the tub exterior before shipping, the brass will naturally tarnish over time. Further applications of beeswax will slow any patina and to remove any unwanted patina, a soft cloth and some polish will work perfectly.
The brass is applied to the tub exterior as it exits the mold portraying natural, interesting and unique mold markings which truly enhance the beauty of the tub.
To maintain the shiny finish, a simple wipe with a soft cloth and some Mothers polish will remove any marks or stains.