Tables & Desks


An unusual mobile workbench. The iron has been lightly polished and lacquered. The top is heavily worn plywood with a hardwood trim to the front. This has been cleaned and sealed with a low sheen varnish. There is a slatted wooden lower shelf which can be lifted out. The workbench is stamped 1943 on the front top stretcher and is possibly military in origin.

  • 93cm wide
  • 63cm deep
  • 86cm high


A slim drop front bureau in mixed hardwoods raised on tapering square section legs. The interior contains four drawers and eight pigeon holes as well as full height compartments at each end. Maker unknown.

  • 112cm wide
  • 29cm deep
  • 97.5cm high
  • 74.5cm desk height
  • 22.5cm desk depth


We currently have three of these tables. The tops are beech ply with white laminate tops.The bases are matt white steel. Price is per table.

  • 100cm diameter
  • 74cm high


A nicely proportioned Georgian mahogany table, originally a flip top games table. The table has been altered at some point in the past to remain in its folded position. Ideal as a desk or console table. The top has a lovely patina and has obviously been used as a work table at some point.

  • 141cm wide at back
  • 61cm wide at front
  • 50cm deep
  • 71cm high
  • 56cm high to underside


A sturdy tea chest table sealed with a low sheen lacquer, lettering to all sides, a plywood base has been added to create a strong enclosed cube. There is some rippling in the plywood on one of the sides (see sub image).

  • 51cm wide
  • 41cm deep
  • 61cm high


A stunning iron workbench with three wooden drawers. the red oxide paint finish has been lightly rubbed down and sealed with a clear lacquer. The drawers have also been cleaned and sealed. This workbench was originally salvaged from a brick factory.

  • 183cm wide
  • 76cm deep
  • 83cm high
  • 58cm internal height
  • 54cm drawer width


A painted pine faux bamboo writing table with single drawer, white porcelain knob.Clean, sturdy and a useful size.

  • 68cm wide
  • 46.5cm deep
  • 78cm high
  • 62.5cm internal height


Bent ply and resin plinth with painted finish. More than likely an old theatre prop.

  • 46cm wide
  • 36cm deep
  • 94cm high


A single drawer hall or serving table in mixed timbers with top lidded storage compartment, possibly a later addition.Bobbin turned legs and original handles to the drawer.

  • 103.5cm wide
  • 49.5cm deep
  • box depth 29cm
  • 85.5cm table height
  • 97cm to top of box


We currently have five of these large folding tables, sourced in Denmark. grey painted tubular legs with pine top. The top has been finished in a low sheen water based lacquer. The tables are suitable for external as long as they aren't left outside for prolonged periods. Price is per table

  • 252cm long
  • 84cm wide
  • 76cm high

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