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.

  1. Tempered Glass

    Americanstandard dorian glass vessel sink

    American Standard

    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

  2. Brushed Nickel

    Ecoskins hand hammered brushed nickel vessel sink

    The Home Depot

    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

  3. Cast Marble

    Hansgrohe axor urquiola vessel sing basin p

    Hansgrohe USA

    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

  4. Solid Bronze

    Kallista fei tian wen elliptical bronze vessel sink by robert kuo


    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

  5. Faceted Glass

    Kohler briolette faceted glass vessel sink


    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

  6. Incandescent Resin

    Decolav incandescence shadow resin vessel sink


    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.

  7. Solid Bamboo

    Stoneforest bamboo quattro vessel sink 246900063 detail

    Stone Forest

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

  8. Carrara Marble

    Waterworks round marble vessel sinktnsk01


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

  9. Luminist Resin

    Toto luminist vessel sink lighted 1 rev

    Toto USA

    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

  10. Hand-Forged Copper

    Premiercopperproducts rectangle hand forged coppervessel sink

    Premier Copper Products

    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

  11. Bathroom Vanities

    Potterybarn newport single sink console

    Pottery Barn

    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.

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