“Banjo top” sink — Rare vintage bathroom sink with integrated long curvy counter top

Readers David and Laura knew: Sinks with attached counters are called”banjo” tops

vintage sink rareSarah, owner of the groovy round house, has an eagle eye and a cell phone that takes photos and she knows how to use it: So here’s some retro reconnaissance (aka “retro recon”) spotting of a vintage bathroom sink with a long wacky shaped countertop all in one piece. In green. This is a great one!  Sarah writes:

 Dear Pam,

My dads friend went to visit his childhood home earlier this week and took some photos. This sink caught my attention… I’ve never seen one like this before! It is all one unit, sink plus counter! Love it!!!!! And the decorative tile, sooo cute!

Sarah (roundhouse Sarah)

Thank you, Sarah! Our first woddity of the year!

Can anyone identify the maker and the year? I’m thing early 1980s by the look of that pedestal base… And maybe the whole counter top thingie is designed with the idea that it would span the top of an adjacent toilet? All kind of clever if you ask me. You can almost never have to much easy-to-clean counter top space in a bathroom near the sink.

Readers, have you ever seen a sink like this before?
What year do you think it’s from?


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  1. anne says

    I have a banjo sink top and have had it since the 80s. It’s perfect for a small bathroom as it provides space for necessities. I need another one as this one has some chips but don’t know where to find one.

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