An early 19th century Butlers Tray on Folding Stand. Made of dense Georgian mahogany, it is of exceptional quality. The large front loading tray has curved front corners and shaped sides, softening the angular nature of the whole piece. Unusually, the tray sits on the stand with the ends of the stand protruding(ensuring that, visually, the tray is always securely in the correct position on the bearers?) The stand has carved chamfered legs, and a brass tightening wing bolt for extra strength. A piece of furniture that carried precious items, now an antique with a rich colour and fine original surface. Circa 1830
A bright mid 19th century oval dining table that fits into an antique or modern setting. The pale fruitwood top sits on a trestle base. A carved wavy central stretcher is echoed in the lines of the feet, and also the large central butterfly mechanism that pivots and allows the table to be folded. The strong design and structure, pegged and tenoned, has kept this table firm and in great original condition. It easily seats 6, and could seat more.
An early 18th century country Oak Table with drawer. Larger than the average side table, it has a substantial feel. The top with a single drawer is held by fine turned legs and 4 stretchers which ensures great stability to the table. An attractive oak table, with lovely colour and waxed surface.
The glow of 17th century oak makes this table perfect for any festive occasion. With a thick 2 plank top, it is solid and stable to use. The top lifts away from the base, making the table easier to move. The base has thick turned legs that are united with H stretchers. A table with wonderful age, great colour and immense charm. Circa 1640
Early 19th century mahogany floor standing display stand, often called a "whatnot". With 3 tiers, united by fine turned corner posts, and standing on original brass castors, the design is open, light and elegant. The flame mahogany chosen for this piece makes an attractive surface for displaying beautiful things. The stand is in excellent original condition, with only a partial crack to the middle tier. It has an undisturbed surface, warm colour and simple charm.
Late 17th/early 18th century country oak gateleg table. With a fixed centre and 2 hinged folding leaves, it is a versatile piece of furniture. The rectangular top shows off the beauty of the antique oak, and is in superb condition. The table is sturdy and in original condition, with the exception of later Victorian knobs on the 2 drawers. It is a fine piece of antique vernacular country oak furniture. Circa 1700
Late 17th century Oak joined long dining table. A 2 plank top with cleated ends is located on the base with bearers, but is not fixed, making it easy to be moved. 6 turned legs supports the length of the table. The original long outside rails have been taken away, to allow for the use of chairs instead of benches, replaced with a central long rail for strength. A good antique oak period dining table, showing the scars of time but with the handsome solidity of 17th century oak furniture. Circa 1680
A stunning late 19th century French ‘Boulle’ cut brass inlaid scarlet tortoiseshell centre table with serpentine top with a cast gilt metal border over a single frieze drawer with mask escutcheon, upon cabriole legs.
An 18th century Oak Side Table featuring a single drawer. The top has a moulded edge and is finished with rounded corners. The pegged square legs mirror the moulded edge of the top and have shaped frets to the front and back to make it more aestheticaly pleasing. A lovely size makes this period table useful for many room settings.
This little tavern/pub table is a rare survivor from the late 17th century. A thin plank top sits above a deep well shaped frieze. Turned splayed legs are united by 4 stretchers, a style feature that has contributed to its sturdy longevity. The stretchers and legs are nicely softened by age, and the pegged construction is undisturbed. The whole table has a rich deep oak colour and fine antique surface
An early 19th century Butler's Tray on Stand. Most often in mahogany, this one is made of oak, allowing it to be slightly lighter and finer in construction, but also less formal than mahogany. The tray sits on an original X-frame folding stand. In lovely condition, it's portability and elegance makes it a little treasure! Circa 1830
A stunning walnut centre table from the late 17th century. Made of solid walnut, the rectangular top has canted corners and a simple moulded edge. Turned legs are united by stretchers. It is pegged throughout, as expected for this period. In exceptional original condition, this medium size table has a glowing original surface. It is a fine example of the best of English vernacular furniture from the 2nd half of the 17th century. Circa 1690
A fine mahogany centre table from the early 19th century Regency period. Made of the best quality mahogany, the top has 2 drop leaves and 2 concealed drawers. The carved pedestal base has 4 splayed legs that terminate in original brass acanthus leaf tips with casters, retaining some original gilding. With a superb undisturbed patina/surface that highlights the depth of colours in the top of the table, it would bring elegance to any situation, as a small dining table for 4, or as a centre or side table. Marking to the top is part of the history of this handsome original table.
Enjoy a socially distanced Christmas this year with this fabulous extending French Farmhhouse Table. The main table is made of cherrywood, glowing with warm honey tones. In this closed state, the table seats 6, and is 2 metres in length. However, by simply withdrawing either one or both ends, the table extends until it has doubled in length. The extending leaves are made of chestnut. This mid 19th century table is in exceptional condition, with a clean waxed surface, and will impart cheer to any festive occasion. Circa 1840
This practical folding table, designed to be used for refreshment stops on the 19th century coach journey, is also a stylish piece of furniture. It is made of solid mahogany, with a 2 piece hinged top and a subtle wavy line to the x-frame base. A locking bar to the underside easily turns to collapse the table. In good original condition, this charming table has many uses. Circa 1950
Regency elegance is encapsulated in this small mahogany Pembroke Table. Of the finest quality, it can be a simple display table or, with the folding leaves opened, a work or writing table. The top contains an unusual feature, a drawer that is concealed and opens on both sides of the table with a wooden spring mechanism. The top sits on a beautiful turned baluster column, and a small platform base with legs that were designed with flair and imagination! In original condition, this little table is quite a gem of the early 19th century. Circa 1830
Antique Oak Refectory Table. A thick two plank top sits on a sturdy base, which has turned legs united by stretchers. The heavy top sits freely on the base, making the table easier to move. This very good 17th century dining table has a superb waxed surface. The marks on the top are an accumulation of centuries of use, and part of its character. The table provides seating for 8 or more. Circa 1680
The resilience of oak that is over 300 years old is exemplified in this small side table. Delicate yet robust, it is in superb original condition with great patina. Pegged and nailed, it has a moulded edge to the 2 plank top, and its original hand carved wooden knob to the drawer. Circa 1700
A fine early Victorian large papier mache Tray on a later stand. The tray has a moulded edge with deep sloping sides. In classic black lacquer, it is decorated with gilded vine leaves and other floral motifs. The overall condition of the tray is very good. In the early 20th century a wooden stand was made for it, elegant and with a simple folding action, finished in black with a fine gold line. Circa 1860
Early 19th century French Cherrywood Dining Table. Tapered legs, a high frieze with shaped brackets, and a clean top with 5 planks that fit together closely, all make this an elegant table. it comfortably seats 6, but can seat 8. It has a good waxed surface and a deep honey colour. Circa 1820
18th century oak lowboy, or three-drawer side table. The 2 plank top and the drawers are crossbanded with fruitwood. Simple ogee-shaped sides, and more elaborate shaping to the kneehole front, flow into the square-section cabriole legs. In fine condition, with a good waxed surface and colour, this is an excellent early Georgian country house table. Circa 1730
Late 18th century Oak Candle Stand. The fixed dished top, turned column and high arched tripod base have elegant balanced proportions. The legs are unusually fine and has survived well, with only one foot having been beautifully repaired. Circa 1780
Early 19th century French fruitwood Farmhouse Table. A superb table seating 8-10, it has a 2 plank top that is finished with edging strips. A single useful drawer is at one end, and a sliding concealed breadboard at the other end. The legs are elegantly tapered. Pegged construction throughout is typical of the period. The table is in fine original condition, with a deep golden colour. Circa 1830
Mid 19th century country dining table, seating 6. Beautifully made and in exceptional condition, it has a single drawer at one end and a bread board withdraws at the other end, usefully extending the table. The French cherrywood has dark honey tones with a superb waxed surface. The turned legs are a fine example of the turners artistry and help to make this small dining table rather special. Circa 1850
This early 19th century mahogany Tripod Table celebrates the change in furniture/decor styles, from the Georgian period of the previous century to the lightness of the Regency period. The single piece rectangular top is inlaid with a delicate black fine line decoration which is continued down to the base. The sharpness of the turned stem, and the outward sweep and shaping to the legs, which stand on small balls, gives the table an elegant balanced look. The fixed top gives it complete stability. A table of quality, in superb condition. Circa 1820.
A handsome early 19th century oval drop side mahogany Butlers Tray. The panelled tray is in fine condition, with original brass hinges. The quality extends to the folding stand, which, unusually, is superbly turned. A decorative table of fine mahogany, with an excellent waxed surface and great colour. Circa 1810.
Beautifully made and proportioned, this mid 19th century oval Butlers Tray on a folding stand is unusually made of oak instead of mahogany. The tray has 4 folding sides, held on original brass spring-loaded hinges. The rectangular bed of the tray is of a panelled construction, in lovely condition and no shrinkage causing gaps in the joints. It sits on an x-frame folding stand. Circa 1850.
Mid 20th century metal tray on folding stand. The traditional rectangular tray has a moulded border with inset carrying handles. It is painted an earthen red with black line decoration to the edges. This is continued on the metal stand, which folds with an interesting mechanism. Circa 1950s
An early 19th century Pine Farmhouse Table. Its simple form, with a 3 plank top, a shaped frieze and tapered legs, all traditionally pegged and glued, is part of its attraction. The aged pine has a golden colour with a waxed finish. It can seat up to 8 diners. Circa 1820
A fine quality 18th century snap top tripod table in mahogany. The single piece top sits on a bird-cage box that allows it to pivot on the central baluster. Carving to the baluster and curved leg of the tripod base is classical and retrained. Circa 1780.
Mid 19th century English Oak Farm House Table. The 3 plank top, with cleated ends, has an excellent waxed surface. Standing on turned legs, this table, in good original condition, has a substantial feel. It would seat 8 people very comfortably. Circa 1840.
A fine mid 19th century French Cherrywood Farmhouse Table. The superb planked top is located on the base, sitting above 2 extending leaves. The leaves, framed with cherrywood and with chestnut centre panels, are held on long lopers. When fully extended they are surprisingly firm, strong and rigid, becoming perfect extensions of the main table, not simply serving boards like most extensions. Either 1 or both leaves can be extended. With a single oak lined drawer, beautifully turned legs and the honeyed tones of antique cherrywood, this is an unusual and useful table for entertaining. It is completely original, with a lovely waxed surface. Circa 1840.
An antique oak farmhouse kitchen table. It has a useful single long drawer, furnished with fruitwood turned knobs. The square legs are attractively shaped and united by a H stretcher. Of pegged construction, this rustic table is firm and sturdy. The 3-plank top has a rustic edge. Such a medium size table could be used for a variety of purposes-side table, work table, desk, etc.Circa 1800
An exceptional early 19th century Oak Farmhouse Table. Of pegged construction, the base has 4 chamfered/shaped legs with simple H- stretchers giving strength to the table design. The heavy top has an unusual feature- instead of being fixed to the base, it is double sided and sits on the base. One side is a scrubbed surface (now lightly waxed), whilst the formal side has a rich polished surface. Circa 1800.
An early 19th century coach traveller may have used this charming little table to have a small meal at a rest stop. Made of solid mahogany, it has a hinged top that allows it to fold flat. Opened, it is held rigid underneath with a simple but cleverly designed bar, and stands elegantly on x-frame legs. This useful table has survived its travels in excellent condition, with a good original surface. Circa 1840.
Late 18th century oval Oak Gateleg Table. Of medium size, this table would seat 4-5 people very comfortably. It has a single drawer at one end, and well-turned legs united by stretchers. It is in excellent condition with a good waxed surface. Circa 1700.
A late 17th century small Oak Gateleg Table. The base has well turned supports and one drawer. There is a metal strengthening repair to one of the gates. Excellent colour and surface throughout. Circa 1690.
A substantial mid 19th century oak refectory/farmhouse table. The 5cm thick top is made of 2 planks (held together by counter-sunk metal rods) and sits on a simple base of 4 large tapered legs. The top is not fixed to the base, as this would make the table too heavy to move. A wonderful light golden colour to the top picks out the warmth in the darker base. This table would seat 8 to 12 people. Circa 1850.
Small 18th Oak Lowboy, original brasses on the three drawers, delicately shaped freize and elegant cabriole legs combining to make this a fine example of country Queen Anne furniture. This Lowboy is in excellent original condition, the only damage being to the edge of the top on the left hand side (see photograph close up)
A late 17th century William and Mary Candle Stand in walnut. Designed in pairs to provide even lighting to a matching dressing table or chest, these little tripod tables are exquisite. This one has a carved barley-twist stem and an octagonal top. The top has the moulded edge, decorative banding, and fine geometric inlays that would have matched the dressing table or chest of drawers. The square section feet are oak. This table has a lovely surface, and a range of dark honey/caramel tones, and has survived its great age in excellent condition. Circa 1690.
A good quality mahogany and inlaid mahogany and inlaid etagere with detachable mahogany and glass circular tray with brass handles.This item comes in good solid condition very stable with just a couple of minor marks on the lower tier.
A George Ⅲ oval centre table in satinwood. This highly prized and beautiful wood is contrasted with rosewood, and finished with fine decorative stringing and inlays. The top has a low bentwood gallery. The legs are tapered and decorated on all surfaces. This is a piece of good quality with an excellent colour and surface. In common with such veneered furniture, it has a little cracking to the veneers and inlays. Circa 1800.
Mid 19th century Mahogany Butlers Tray on Stand. The tray has 4 brass hinged folding sides with oval shaped edges. Each side has cut-out carrying handles. The hinges retain their original surface. The X-frame folding stand has replaced fabric straps. With attractive proportions, a good surface and condition, this slightly smaller than average Butlers Tray has great appeal. Circa 1860.
A good Arts and Crafts Oak and Tiled top occasional table with under stage.Comes in lovely condition being very sound with no chips or cracks to the tiles..Presented in a warm honey oak colour would enhance any room of your house.
A Regency Mahogany and string inlay Tea Table.This table had been re polished iin good condition for age with a couple of minor blemishes and lovely pagination.The rear leg is slightly off centre when closed but when open is not noticeable .Ready for tea and scones.
A Mid Victorian Walnut Sutherland Table showing a wealth of character on unusual carved legs with carved stretcher.The table has a couple of minor marks at the joint of the flaps and the top has a very slight bow non the less this is an attractive item,the table sits on original ceramic castors.
A lovely mid Victorian walnut Library Table or Desk.comes in good condition with two drawers and two false drawers.On two turned balustrade legs flanked by two ornate legs with castors.A very useful and practiccle piece of furniture.
An eye catching Kingwood and Gilt Metal Occasional Table with under stage.The table comes in good clean conditionand free from repairs .made around the turn of the 20 th Century a useful table for hallway or lounge.
A good looking early 19th century mahogany card table which comes in good condition with lovely patina to the open top table.Standing on four reeded splayed legs with original brass paw feet castors.Ready for Afternoon Tea.
A wonderful Regency Rosewood and Brass Inlay Card Table.With original brass paw feet on castors united to four splayed legs this is a good quality card table in good condition.The original baize has been replaced but this does not detract from the overall appearance .
Edwardian mahogany and inlaid bow front single drawer side table on brass castors.The table is in good condition with minor age related marks ,the handles being replaced at some point in the past .A very good looking table that would enhance any property.
A small well proportioned early 18th century Lowboy/Side Table. The top, with a rounded edge, is veneered in quarters and cross banded. The front has 3 drawers, each with feather banding around the edge and brass ring handles. The shaped frieze is typical of the period and well shaped. The 4 solid walnut cabriole legs end in pad feet. The legs are later replacements to the piece, probably dating to about 1900, and are very well executed. Circa 1720.