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

    1/11
    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

  2. Brushed Nickel

    2/11
    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

  3. Cast Marble

    3/11
    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

  4. Solid Bronze

    4/11
    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

  5. Faceted Glass

    5/11
    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

  6. Incandescent Resin

    6/11
    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

  7. Solid Bamboo

    7/11
    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

  8. Carrara Marble

    8/11
    Carrara Marble

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

    Waterworks

  9. Luminist Resin

    9/11
    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

  10. Hand-Forged Copper

    10/11
    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

  11. Bathroom Vanities

    11/11
    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

  12. See the House of the Week

    Hotw600x450

    Discover and admire beautiful and innovative home architecture, from grand Victorians to quaint cabins and all the styles in between. Take a look at the latest images and inspiration!