it was salvaged from the basement of this old house.
seeking a salvaged porcelain sink; they're plentiful at architectural salvage shops. If the surface is a little grubby or matte, contact a local refinisher and request a low-VOC finish.More:Guides to greener building and decorating
local architectural salvage yards and antique stores. But be warned, the sink may have to be refinished (a sprayed-on enamel that won't last forever), and check with your contractor about plumbing it before you buy it.
Salvaged porcelain sinks. Conventional porcelain sinks aren't bad — they're certainly durable, lasting a hundred years or more. And porcelain is largely made of natural materials applied to either a cast iron or stainless steel base. But we can conserve those natural resources and keep old lavs