Retro bathroom sinks on chrome legs — Alden from Waterworks

waterworks alden sink with backsplash on metal legsScanning the marketplace for what’s new on the looks-old department, I recently spotted:  This little ( just 26″ wide) bathroom sink — adorable — the Alden bathroom sink from Waterworks. 

Update: I still see the legs on the website — but clicking through, it does not seem they are available for sale. Give Waterworks a call, though, if you are interested — perhaps they still have stock, but not shown online. Or, they can advice you whether fitting another manufacturer’s sink legs on to their sinks will work. 

waterworks alden sink on metal legsThere’s a sister design, no backsplash. Both of these sinks are relatively narrow, good for tight spaces.


And the Alden suite has a toilet to go with — what a nice, simple (no frou frou) toilet!

Waterworks is spendy — but oh so pretty!

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  1. Daniel says:

    Where can I find a slant back faucet for my vintage Crane? Tired of only having cold water. 🙂

  2. Nancy says:

    I am putting in an American standard sink with the chrome legs and side towel bars. The legs are in great shape and I want to use the original ones. We have extended the legs as far as possible but the sink is still too low for my husband’s liking. I saw pam’s post about adding the rubber gasket thingys to make the sink higher. Has anyone else added anything different and had it work? My contractor is thinking some kind of rosette on the floor that the legs could rest on. I have found ones that go around radiator legs to cover the hole in the floor but these snap together around the leg. We are thinking a solid one piece idea. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

      1. pam kueber says:

        P.S. I thought my old sink was tooooo low when I installed it. I got over it in about 1 day. I have not thought about it since. “Installation shock”?

      1. Pam Kueber says:

        Hi Lisa, on issue like this I recommend consulting with pros. For example, give deabath.com a try… good luck!

  3. Abby says:

    I like the look of these, but there are other reproduction sinks that people on a budget can afford. Cheviot makes several styles – some of which are much better suited for a pre WWII (or even pre WWI) home. But I have my eye on this one:


    And there is a Mirabelle faucet that works well for retro:


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