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.
Antique bookcases & display cabinets are very valuable piece of furniture for its multi purpose uses. They come in numerous forms. Your valuable documents, family pictures, souvenirs from your holiday vacations, all those classics inherited from parents and elder siblings, and other such cherished treasures survive the onslaught of weather, dust, bad handling and neglect if you choose the right bookcases & display cabinet. Once they are in the right place they keep increasing their antique value. Antique Bookcases & Display Cabinets feature darker wood grain finishes, crown molding, carved details, or elegant accents, traditional bookcases provide grand, luxurious design.
The practice of storing and displaying, precious objects in glazed cabinets dates from the first half of the 18th century when wealthy people began collecting fine porcelain and books on a large scale. Fine pieces were designed solely for display. Money spent on antique bookcases & display cabinets are worth it. You cannot beat antique bookcases & display cabinets in storing your books and displaying your memorabilia.
Quick tips for displaying your rare and precious treasures book collection
When displaying your book collection:
- Stand them straight on the shelf
- Do not pack the books tight which can only increase the tear and wear
- Lay tall and oversized books flat
- Do not face the bookcases or the Display cabinets towards the sun or rain
- Hand pick insects and their cocoons but do not use any insecticide
- Do not let the dust accumulate because dust sucks the moisture from the paper to make it brittle that crumbles on touch
Antique french bookcase in mixed woods, antique English pine bookcase are the best to highlight the collection of the books you have as a proud owner of the both. Antique bookcase storing the antiquarian books, priceless family heirlooms, or research volumes, will preserve your treasures for generations because these are high quality insect resistant wood. Choose from antique glazed corner cabinet, antique French painted cabinet, reproduction french display cabinet, vintage french glass or steel display cabinet.