There is a worn and wonderful appeal to this old work table, due to the years of use reflected in it. Note the remains of old green and even blue paint that add to its vintage character as well.
It is the years of constant use revealed in every ding, gouge, stain and scratch that enrich the character of this impressive carpenters' workbench from France. Notice the dark patina, joints and old hardware. It has one long vice along the left leg.
What an amazing find! At over 9 1/2 feet long, this old work table has tremendous appeal thanks to the original green painted base and the stretchers supported by iron rods which give it an industrial edge. The entire table has been restored and gently sanded.
This vintage white painted farm work table has the original zinc top and two lower pine wood shelves. The original white paint is greatly distressed adding to the country feel of the farm table, while the zinc and shelves make it useful in a kitchen or potting shed.
The appeal of this old work table comes from the aged wood itself, worn and distressed through years of use adding to the character of the table. Notice the expected age-related separation of the two thick planks of wood that comprise the top.
The natual, deep patina of this large work table or long counter "draws one in" thanks to the many generations that used and enjoyed it in the past. The top is comprised of 5 long planks of warm pine, while the 3 deep large drawers and sides have a darker patina.
Early 19th century pine tavern table from Denmark, with four baluster shaped legs and well worn stretchers. There are remnants of old amber colored paint that contrasts nicely with the dark pine construction.
This table features tapered legs. a deep apron with two drawers, and applied carving to the front.
There is something inviting about the aged pine and heavy legs of this old library table from Denmark. Notice the heavy wear along the drawers and mis-matched pulls revealing its constant use as it likely served as work table as well
A very versatile piece, this early 19th century sideboard could easily function as a sofa table or buffet. The gloss lacquer finish enhances the dark yellow ocher paint and gives it incredible depth. The three drawers provide the storage needed for a dining room side table or buffet.
Function, form and interior fashion combine in this narrow console table from China. The two small center doors open to reveal the interior storage area, while the two sliding doors (which flank the center) slide outward allowing you to store throughout the entire interior.
It is the massive maple block top worn uneven from the many decades of use that draws one toward this original French butcher's block. Narrow and solid, it is being sold "as is.
This classic pair of demilune tables are made of dark mahogany rest upon turned legs.
While most of the original white paint has been scraped off, it is this very distressed feel that give this demilune table such a warm and comfortable "presence." Demi-lune tables were a traditional style element throughout the 1800's in Sweden.
This tall and dramatic work table draws you in to reach out and touch it's thick unfinished hard wood top with rustic appeal. The ornate, vintage cast iron legs on castors add stability and give the piece an industrial slant, making this a great work table or kitchen island.
Antique work table with cast iron legs and a weathered hardwood top from Sweden, circa 1880.
A drop leaf table was a common element to Swedish country homes as it added flexible dining space but took up little storage. The fact that this one still maintains its original white (almost dove gray) paint that has softend with distress over time is a special find.
Whether originally used in a print shop or simply as a work table with tools and hardware, each of the drawers have small sectioned compartments, making this piece ideal to organize and store small items.
Beautiful and versatile, this painted Chinese lacquered cabinet has a lovely aged patina with hints of lighter red and amber beneath a time worn, dark red paint whispering of years gone by. The lacquered finish is highly polished giving the paint incredible depth.
Pair of Danish console cabinets with tall mirrors above, circa 1840-1860, in flame mahogany.