Antique tables are a great way to add a touch of elegance to your home. There are many sets available on the market to suit all purses and personal styles.
The tradition was carried forward although today you are as likely to find an antique dining set in the family room or kitchen as in a formal dining room. But despite the unusual examples, like a 10′ long table, most dining room sets were made to fit into middle-class rooms. Pine was generally used for kitchen tables and other less formal areas of the home. Look for pedestal tables, richly colored mahogany, and simple, smooth lines.
These pieces were custom made in workshops, so the chair styles were custom-made to the buyer’s specifications. They were made to reflect the styles of the 1780s, and earlier. These are often featured through web sales or in shops. Rococo carvings of fruits and flowers are among his motifs. Women and men would purchase soap, sell it, earn dividends and trade them in for furniture. These pieces included oak dining tables and chairs.
They produce fine furniture for the home, and their vintage pieces copied older styles. Hitchcock furniture was known for its stenciling and decorations. Test the joints of chairs and make certain that they are sturdy. Some joints or breaks can be repaired, but you may need a professional to handle that. Check out the underside of the table and chairs. Do the repairs look like they could be costly?
Saw marks and other construction indications on an antique dining set can be used to determine age. Circular saws appeared around 1850; before that, the hand saws created horizontal marks. The middle class was moving out of apartments and into cottages, bungalows and other cozy spaces. To accommodate the smaller square footage of the homes, furniture manufacturers made correspondingly smaller dining sets. The tables often had few leaves and two to four chairs. While some sets had porcelain tops, the most famous dinette sets are the laminate, chrome and vinyl groupings from the 1950s. This gives you the opportunity to take a look at it and make sure it is in good, usable condition. Buying locally will save you a lot of money in shipping. They will often be priced higher than some other venues but you will be able to evaluate the condition and ask questions about the set. Expect to pay several thousand dollars for dining tables of this age, especially if the cabinetmaker is known. Values there tend to be on the higher end. Chairish lists vintage and antique dining sets. The value of the furniture is more than monetary as your new memories are created. This remarkable piece transforms into a 95″-long dining table when each of the two leaves are intact. The edges of the glass are clean cut and with a frosted edge. Top has finish loss, drinking glass rings, some marks, and light scratches. There is one tiny nick/dent on the edge (shown in photos). Table is 30” high x 66 – 78” wide x 40” deep.
It could be used in its present condition or refinished. Beautiful piece that will highlight any room it is placed in!
Opened- 98” long (83″ open with the one leaf). A solid table, it’s perfect for a large family or a lot of friends. This one has an interesting brown and beige pattern on the porcelain table top. Two leaves pull out on both sides of the table. Most item have more or normal wear for age. So if you prefer the smokey glass top versus the 42″. The smokey glass top has lot of scratches. Plank top has age wear, stains, un-level places due to being hand hewn. Also, the corners are done in a unique shape, giving the piece an elegant look. Three splay legs connect to a beautifully turned pedestal. With both leaves open, this table easily accommodates six.
We can arrange for pickup with your carrier. With an emphasis on the unique and unexpected, we work with materials. Solid ebony wood legs with bronze hardware caps. The rare espresso marble top is flawless as is the base. It is set on eight spital twist legs, ormolu accent, two 22″ skirted leaves. It has an oak veneer top that is in good shape, with the exception of one circular shaped stain.
Antique Tables for Sale
Expertly restored natural cork top on flute-edged ebonized mahogany base. The table is characterized by simple and precise shapes. Very good condition, laminate is clean with no peeling or pitting. Chrome base is also excellent with no pitting to. The etched semi-transparent crystal glass table top appears to floats easily,. Table comes with end leaves and extension. It features 3 slabs of solid marble to make one beautiful piece!
Perfect for 2 – 4 person dining or as side table in the entry. With two matching 15″ wide extension leaves. Features a large round formica black top with a double bamboo edge. Rounded walnut edges make this piece safe for use around young children.
Featuring a chrome frame, glass top and a beautiful racetrack oval shape. She has moved and there’s no appropriate place for it in her new home or our home. The table is suitable for the dining room, living room or office. This a timeless piece for your modern living space. The top is a colorful, polished ochre marble with veining of cream, red and hints of green. While we love a dining set, a used dining table allows one to get creative with the chairs.
For a twist on things, mix a whitewashed farmhouse style with pop-colored industrial stools, or pair a traditional round table with streamlined, wishbone chairs. Don’t know what dining table best fits you and your brood?
Not only does a vintage dining table need to fit your space and sense of style, but it also needs to accommodate your family at its loudest and proudest. To help decide on the best used dining table for your space, read on!
Reduced to its most basic elements, a trestle table is composed of planks of wood set atop sawhorse bases that are supported by a horizontal beam. Chunky and often fantastically rustic, trestle tables are dramatic dining tables that dominate a room, infusing even the most modern spaces with decades-old character. Because of their size, try a vintage trestle table in a dining room that’s solely dedicated to dining, or a dining annex with a horizontal orientation. When it comes to choosing seating to pair with your vintage trestle table, there’s something pitch-perfect about benches, which lend a relaxed, farm-like vibe. On the other end of the spectrum, trestles are also ripe for mixing with upholstered chairs or modern, sculptural ones. One thing to keep in mind with these beauties, is that if your trestle bases sit on large feet, the feet may limit how many chairs you can comfortably fit around the table. Fabulously functional, without any legs to get in the way, a pedestal dining table generally consists of a round table top placed atop a support column. The bases can range from simple metal tripods to an elaborate columns made of carved wood. Which isn’t to say that a vintage pedestal table can’t be an inspired option for a small space.
As a bonus, these tables often come with leaf extensions, making them pieces that can grow with you, if need be. It’s also common to find them rendered in wood or metal. Stylistically, it’s a vintage dining table that will easily merge with different styles of décor. Parsons dining table as a desk that can double as a dining table when you throw dinner parties. Yet deciding what on vintage dining table décor can be difficult (what goes on must come off, after all). If your look is more modern, skip the runner and try a single vase filled with fresh flowers. The table top sits on an ornate urn-shaped base decorated with carved leaves, moldings, and four legs. Horner incredible original finish 10 piece oak griffin dining room set. The table is in excellent condition, no surface scratches, with six unique brass claw feet on two pedastals. A center leaf is removable, so that the table can seat anywhere from 4 to 8 guests. Beautiful quarter sawn oak top and substantial apron. Winged griffins on claw foot base support detailed draw leaf walnut top with carved details. The 12 chairs consist of 10 sides and 2 arms, with opposing carved gargoyles at cresting pieces, with carved legs, upholstered in gold and red damask. Horner 15-piece winged griffin carved mahogany dining set. All our golden brass handles are finely lavorate. The 4 legs rest on casters and the table opens easily w/ crank. Removable chair cushions are upholstered in gold tone fabric. The set consists of a carved griffin table, 10 chairs (2 arm, 8 side), sideboard and china cabinet. Table base features full standing griffins holding carved scrolls on a pedestal base. Lower cabinets have elaborate carvings, with central drawer below shelf. Ebonzied band at bottom of apron, with six matching carved chairs on cabriole legs. Sideboard is grand in style and scale, with legs en suite with table and gilded mirror above original marble top. It has 12 claret chenille chairs (ten sides, two arm). A set like this very rare and almost impossible to find. Six carved chairs upholstered in brown leather. Otherwise you can expect a reply within 48 hours. The curved back twelve chairs are identical and upholstered in beautiful, supple wine leather.
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We attempt to be very accurate in our photography and color. Chairs (2 arms and 8 side) and fluted legs and are upholstered in leather.