Tables & Desks


A pair of low hardwood columns which can be used either way up. There are traces of a former white paint finish on both columns. The origin of these is unknown, having come into stock as part of a large quantity of props. They are very well made with some age to them. Fantastic as side tables. Price is for the pair

  • 30cm x 30cm
  • 49.5cm high


A vintage tribal drum made from a hollowed tree trunk. The skin is present on the underside (with a single hole in the centre) . On the upper side a wooden top has been added to turn the drum into a table. The trunk has carved decoration and is bound with vellum strips.

  • 44cm dia.
  • 57cm high


Made from a cut down iron barrel this was used on a farm for many years as an animal drink trough, farmers are good recyclers! Now it can make the perfect planter or turned end up to make a radical low coffee table. The barrel is completely clean and sealed with an acrylic lacquer. The cut edge has been rounded off so no sharp edges.

  • 63cm dia. at widest point
  • 56cm dia. at narrowest point
  • 23cm high


A folding campaign style coaching table by Thornton & Herne. Pine frame with oak top. The makers badge has a telephone number which has led to the date given. The table may actually be earlier, having been re-furbished by Thornton & Herne and then re-badged.The base has a waxed finish, the top is finished in a low sheen hard wax oil.

  • 96.5cm dia.
  • 62.5cm high
  • 105cm high when folded


A lovely quality mahogany surveyors tripod table, height adjustable, legs can be set to different angles.

  • 61cm
  • 45.5cm
  • 68cm lowest setting


A tubular steel café set. Lemon yellow and cream. The table has a steel top with aluminium corners, the chairs have ply seats and backs. All three pieces have black rubber feet. Price is for the set.table

  • 55cm x 55cm x 71cm high
  • 38cm w
  • 44cm d
  • 77cm h
  • 44cm seat height


A weathered pine workbench with oak plank lower tier. The workbench has been lightly sanded and sealed with a low sheen water based lacquer. Originally from the workshop of a Suffolk farm.

  • 170cm wide
  • 63cm deep
  • 95cm high
  • lower tier 23cm high


A tubular steel frame table with wooden top. The top has a light green smooth linoleum type top. An ideal desk or compact kitchen table.

  • 106cm wide
  • 73.5cm deep
  • 75cm high


A compact single French school desk at standard adult desk height. Tubular steel frame with wooden top and undershelf. The thin looped tubular frame underneath is to store a briefcase or satchel.

  • 60cm wide
  • 45cm deep
  • 75cm high
  • 52cm internal width


A low table salvaged from the paint shop of the British Xylonite factory near Manningtree, Essex.All wooden construction with multiple layers of paint on the top surface.

  • 135cm wide
  • 66cm deep
  • 40cm high

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