Noticed recently: classic clawfoot baths with black-painted exteriors, for a thoroughly modern effect.
Above: A bath in Sweden, via Emmas Design Blogg.
Above: A vintage bath painted black, via Salvage One.
Above: A simple bath photographed by Francois Halard.
Above: A bath painted glossy black at the Ace Hotel in Portland, OR.
Above: Black painted bath, black wall, and black window shade; photo by Melanie Acevedo.
Above: A bath via Apartment Therapy.
Above: Round window, black bath via Emmas Design Blogg.