Antique Iron Riveted "Quencher" Tank / Log Bin


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late 19th century

  • £875.00
  • €993 Euro
  • $969 US Dollar

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2017
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Great quality very large antique galvanised / zinc plated iron tank of riveted construction with angled sides, handles and sitting on a reinforced cross strapped base and disc feet. Big shiny rivets! The largest one i have owned or seen in this model.
Made by DAVIES BROS & CO LTD, WOLVERHAMPTON (and bearing an oval brass makers label with this information and the founding date 1838). English, late 19th/early 20th century. The firm was one of the first hot dip galvanising companies in the world.
In very good condition with no oil. Solid. The base is still strong and thick but isn't completely flat. It has been cleaned, polished and clear waxed outside. The inside has been cleaned of loose rust.
It would of course make a great fireside log bin and will store a good quantity of wood.
Dimensions in inches/cm;
39.5"/100cm max width including handles (APPROX 33.5"/85CM AT BASE).
26.75"/68cm depth at top (23"/58cm depth at base)
24”/61cm tall.


  • H: 61cm (24.02in)
  • W: 100cm (39.37in)
  • D: 68cm (26.77in)


late 19th century

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Edward Haes has been dealing in architectural elements and antiques for the past 20 years, initially sourcing most of his stock from disused public buildings and demolition sites.  Some of his architectural pieces can be found on The Hoarde.

He enjoyed the social history of these places and wishes all his later purchases could have the same perfect provenance.

He continues to buy a diverse range of antiques, with a speciality in lighting, mainly from the UK and sells to dealers, commercial and private clients. He is happy to “tune in” to customers projects and help advise on selecting  the correct pieces.  You can also find some of Haes other items on the Decorative Collective website as well.

Viewings are welcome by appointment only.

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