Vessel Sinks: 10 Works of Art

While they may have been inspired by the traditional dresser-top wash basin and pitcher, today's vessel sinks are nothing short of works of art.

Tempered Glass

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Tempered Glass

Dorian, a 17" round sink in clear tempered glass from American Standard, rises to the occasion thanks to a ¾” chrome riser. A chrome drain grid is included. $281

American Standard

Brushed Nickel

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Brushed Nickel

The Home Depot offers ECOSINKS’s hand-hammered brushed nickel round vessel sink at a jaw-dropping price. 14” x 14” x 5.5”, $99

The Home Depot

Cast Marble

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Cast Marble

Patricia Urquiola designed this small wash basin for AXOR with a smartly integrated towel bar. It's constructed of cast marble with a durable Gelcoat finish. $1,240

Hansgrohe USA

Solid Bronze

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Solid Bronze

Inspired by Dunhuang cave drawings, a swirl pattern adorns the Kallista “Fei Tian Wen” elliptical vessel sink. Designed by Robert Kuo, it's hand-cast in solid bronze. Starting at $4,595

Kallista

Faceted Glass

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Faceted Glass

The “Briolette” faceted glass sink from Kohler measures 17.5” wide and is sure to catch the eye—as it does the light. $707.50

Kohler

Incandescent Resin

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Incandescent Resin

Decolav’s rectangular resin sink, shown in Shadow, comes in 10 colors ($286.56 at Lowe’s). A gently sloped interior makes clean-up easy.

Lowe's

Solid Bamboo

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Solid Bamboo

The Stone Forest (16” square by 6” deep) Quattro vessel is made of solid bamboo (shown here with Bento Box base). $750

Stone Forest

Carrara Marble

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Carrara Marble

Hand-crafted in Carrara marble, the “Titan” 15 3/4" round vessel ($1598 from Waterworks) has an elegant rolled rim.

Waterworks

Luminist Resin

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Luminist Resin

This 14-7/8” round vessel sink in Luminist semi-clear epoxy resin, from Toto, is scratch- and impact-resistant. A chrome drain fitting is included, and the sink can also be ordered with illumination, as shown. $2,207

Toto USA

Hand-Forged Copper

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Hand-Forged Copper

Hand-forged from a solid block of copper, this rectangular sink from Premier Copper Products is not only beautiful, but fully recyclable. 17” x 13” x 5”, $477

Premier Copper Products

Bathroom Vanities

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Bathroom Vanities

Regardless of whether you choose a vessel, top-mount, or under-mount sink to update your bath, you will want to make certain it conforms to the room's aesthetic and to the vanity, console, or cabinet on which it is installed. To see examples—like the beautiful Newport Single Sink Console from Pottery Barn, shown here—check out our 12 Decorator-Worthy Vanities gallery.

Pottery Barn

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