Seemingly floating above the ground, the larger than life tub is surprisingly a practical choice for smaller sized bathrooms too, making the style even more accessible to a variety of homes. Because it rests on four "claws," an open space separates the tub from floor, creating a more spacious and airy feeling in the space.

20 Clawfoot Tub Designs for Small Bathrooms

What stands on four legs, lives in a powder room and makes you feel like a millionaire? A clawfoot tub. The clawfoot style tub originated as a luxury product during the 1800s, keeping aristocrats and the wealthy from disturbingly unhygienic floors. Initially composed of pricey cast iron and porcelain, the clawfoot was a very exclusive item.

Though clawfoots are much more affordable today, they still bring a touch of tradition and elegance to a contemporary bathroom by association and style. New clawfoot tubs are made of more affordable materials like fiberglass and acrylic, but this doesn’t make them any less glamourous.

Seemingly floating above the ground, the larger than life tub is surprisingly a practical choice for smaller sized bathrooms too, making the style even more accessible to a variety of homes. Because it rests on four “claws,” a few inches separates the tub from floor, creating a more spacious and airy feeling in any sized powder room.

20 Clawfoot Tub Bathroom Design Inspirations

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My House

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