Antique table is an old collectible item. Antique tables are the best pieces of antique furniture that you can find. It is collected because of its age, rarity, beauty, personal connection and many other unique features. Usually an object that is at least 100 years old can be considered as antique item. These objects show a certain degree of craftsmanship.
There are various types of antique tables that come in a variety of materials, heights, shapes depending upon their style and origin. The popular materials used are oak and Mahogany for making tables, however most of the tables are made out of glass and stone. There are some regular rules for identifying the period of the table. Tables made earlier in the eighteenth century are usually large, heavy, and also heavily carved. Tables that tend to be slender and curved with legs belong to the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Tables that belong to twentieth century look simple and down-to-earth.
Some of the antique tables that are available at Old Plank Road are:
Tables for Dinning & Kitchen: Black painted round dinning table with four legged pedestal base, is ideal for casual antique kitchen and dining tables. This gorgeous table is perfect for mixing with most and any decorating style. Antique French Bistro table, has a superb fruit wood pedestal base with amazing polished green stone as if it were under glass. It offers a plethora of options for the operation. Genuine antique French bistro tables are rare to find because of its use.
Butcher Tables: American Butcher Block, it is made from original brass hardware with wooden peg constructed legs. Its origin is in the United States and it belongs to vintage era. French directoire butcher table & French antique butcher tables, with old paint and classic Directoire styling. It can be used in the kitchen helping prepare family cooking, in the living room or in the breakfast room. Originating in France and belongs early 19th century.
Antique French Directoire Butcher Table with Marble TopCoffee Tables: Tea was introduced to England in the eighteenth century. Making tea and coffee tables have become very fashionable during this time and were exotically painted or carved with designs. Coffee and Tea tables are often made with circular tops.
French Burled Elm Slab table with brass legs, made in the Old Plank Workshop. This can also be reproduced in different sizes depending upon the customer request. Some of the other antique coffee tables or tea tables available at OldPlank are Antique French Tea Table with Marble Top, Antiqued Parquet Hardwood Coffee Table with Drawer, Antiqued Hardwood Coffee Table with Drawers, Awesome Vintage Steel Cocktail Table etc.
Central Hall & Demi-Lune Tables: Antique English Cherry Hall Table, is a wonderful table to be placed against a wall holding a lantern or candle for light at night times. It is special because of its based curve and shape.
Antique French Flame Mahogany Hall Table, it is an original dark gray in color with marble top. Well carved with three legs and its paw based food is magnificent.
Antique Wine Tasting Tables: Antique French Tilt Top Wine Tasting Table, is a magnificent authentic wine tasting table.
It is structurally sound and it can be used for another 100 years. It is ideal for library, wine cellar, kitchen, study or work room. Antique French Oak Gate-Leg wine Table & Antique French wine tasting tables, it is generally used at the winery for sampling the wines or used in the vineyards after a day’s work. It can be used as a gaming table in the family room or in the kitchen.
The appearance of a dining room can be greatly enhanced by the right choice of dining table and chairs particularly antique accent furniture. You can choose from antique hutches, antique consoles, antique buffets, antique dressers, antique corner cabinets, antique storage cabinets, antique sideboards, antique pediments, antique vaisseliers, antique meubles, antique armoires, antique placards or antique cabinets. Whatever you choose, the intention is to add style and convenience to your home and in this case, the dining area. While a large and elaborate dining room hutch adds grace to the large, formal room, a smaller hutch would work in a smaller dining area and give the dining experience a more relaxed and informal ambiance.
A hutch is an indispensible item for a dining room. In addition to a hutch, a server, corner cabinets, a set of cabinets or cupboards or a sideboard are also items of furniture traditionally used in the dining room. Other useful items include a set of cabinets or cupboards with one or more drawers and flat display surface to hold food, serving dishes, and decorative lamps, these surfaces usually stand as tall as three feet. The earliest versions of the sideboard/buffet appeared in the 18th century and never stopped gaining in popularity. These were made in many decorative styles and were frequently ornamented with sleek veneers and inlays.
In modern houses, sideboards have been placed in living rooms, children’s rooms as a study table with a folding work board and guest rooms. An antique English, French, Belgian or Scottish sideboard, hutch, server or corner cabinet is a fashionable accessory. Finely styled antique hutches, antique buffets, antique dressers, antique corner cabinets, antique storage cabinets, antique sideboards, antique pediments, antique vaisseliers, antique meubles, antique armoires, antique placards or simply antique cabinets from the late 18th or early 19th centuries are the most sought after. They are usually made from oak, white oak, beech, Irish pine, walnut, cherry, mahogany or reclaimed wood and can be topped with marble and have mirrors.
A Dining Room Hutch:
- Showcases your crockery, cutlery sets, crystal, glasses and goblets
- Displays your fine chinaware, tableware, silverware
- Protects your china and sliver from dust, dirt, breakage and damage
- Provides storage for dining room linens in the built-in cabinets and drawers
- Offers a useful buffet counter top for the salads, cakes, pastries, drinks, plates, cutlery or glasses
- Complements your dining table and chairs
Select your antique hutch for its visual appeal, the right size for your dining area, its practical application and of course your budget. Click www.oldplank.com for help in choosing the right piece for your dining room from the selection of antique hutches, antique buffets, antique dressers, antique corner cabinets, antique storage cabinets, antique sideboards, antique pediments, antique vaisseliers, antique meubles, antique armoires, antique consoles, antique placards or antique cabinets. You will find just right piece for your dining area and your taste.