Footed Bathtub Ideas

Claw-foot bathtubs are not only great for taking a soak -- they're beautiful design elements, too. Browse these photos to find ideas for a footed bathtub style that fits your home.


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Victorian Claw-foot Tub

    The Victorians were on to something when they came up with footed tubs. A century later, the shapely soakers still intrigue with their fancy footwork.

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Romantic White Claw-foot Tub

    Footed tubs may have been a way for the Victorian elite to flaunt their indoor plumbing, but the furniture-like look is well suited to today's baths.

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Elegant Black Bathtub

    An elegant freestanding soaking tub perfectly reflects the relaxed style of this bath.

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Vintage-Style Bathtub

    An elaborate faucet and hand spray keep the water flowing freely in this vintage-style tub. Behind the scenes, an energy-efficient water heater has enough capacity to fill the deep soaking tub without running cold.

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Bathtub by a Bay Window

    The sleek shape of this bathtub reflects the new genre of footed tubs, which are lighter than yesteryear's porcelain and cast-iron heavyweights. An adjacent window bay offers a gorgeous view.

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Modern Footed Bathtub

    This modern footed tub is perfectly placed to create a peaceful symmetry. Two sitting chairs overlook the tub, the centerpiece of this bathroom's design.

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Beautiful White Bathtub

    Hefty brass feet provide a transition between the earthy, textured slate floor and the pristine porcelain of the tub.

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Romantic Freestanding Bathtub

    This soaking tub is bathed in natural light. The sunny setting is intimate, yet still open and airy.

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Gorgeous Soaking Tub

    If you want legs to really stand out, go for contrast, such as light-colored claw feet on a black tub or like here, shiny chrome legs set against a white tub exterior.

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Victorian-Style Bathtub

    A footed tub, frilly window treatments, and pine flooring combine to create the perfect bathroom for this Victorian Era home.

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Updated Claw-foot Tub

    This reproduction claw-foot tub is 18 inches longer than vintage models, making it more comfortable for soaking. The average person is much taller now than they were a century or two ago.

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Bathtub with Metal Feet

    Like a well-chosen bracelet, metal feet can finish a tub in style. Set on ball feet and featuring an antique finish that tones down the sparkle, this tub strikes an elegant silhouette.

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Bathtub with Oversize Legs

    Oversize leg tops that cradle the corners of the tub burst out in style, ensuring that the feet still star on the monochrome exterior. A little table nearby stores amenities that a modern tub surround might otherwise hold.

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Two-Tone Bathtub

    Even in the 1800s, footed tubs stepped beyond porcelain white. On this modern descendant, the rich rusty-brown exterior extends to the feet, streamlining the look.

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Angled Claw-foot Tub

    Placed at an angle -- as you might do with a sofa -- this vintage tub breaks up the angular room. The tub was restored and painted to play off the beach-glass blue walls.

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Shapely Black Bathtub

    With a sweeping shape, black exterior, and chrome legs, this modern footed tub is a graphic focal point.

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