Multispoke handles and flared spouts were staples of early spigots. New versions do wonders for a plain sink.Splurge: In Fine Detail
The hand-polished nickel finish on this widespread faucet gives it a vintage patina, and the porcelain buttons and wide spout are authentic period details. Its French-made, all-brass construction comes with a long-wearing ceramic disc valve and lifetime warranty.
Julia faucet, about $847; Waterworks