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Elegant Pair of Antique Mahogany Side Tables
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant pair of antique mahogany side tables. Removable glass cut to form tops. Very stylish carved ends and delicate legs. Measures: 22" wide by 17" by 28" tall.
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Mid-20th Century French Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Mahogany Side Table
Located in London, GB
Nice quality and decorative antique mahogany Chippendale side table which I think must have been designed for a specific use. Not too sure what though, but maybe someone out there wi...
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Early 20th Century English Chippendale Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Mahogany Side Table
H 26 in. W 21 in. D 12 in.
Antique Victorian Mahogany Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Victorian mahogany side table having a quality mahogany top with a moulded edge, one frieze drawer with oval brass handles standing on elegant turned tapering legs. Measur...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique Victorian Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Victorian Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Victorian Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique Victorian Mahogany Side Table
H 30.91 in. W 49.41 in. D 19.89 in.
Antique French Mahogany Side Table
Located in London, GB
A lovely and unusual small proportioned mahogany and brass side table. This was made in France & dates from the 1920-30’s. It is an unusual size, though it’s designed to look like...
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Vintage 1930s French Louis XV Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique French Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique French Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique French Mahogany Side Table
  • Antique French Mahogany Side Table
H 22 in. W 30 in. D 11 in.
Antique Georgian Mahogany Wine Side Table
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique fine quality Georgian C1810 mahogany wine or side table. One of the best that you will find. Full of age character and charm. Early wine tables are now very hard to find. ...
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Antique 1810s Georgian Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique Georgian Mahogany Wine Side Table
  • Antique Georgian Mahogany Wine Side Table
  • Antique Georgian Mahogany Wine Side Table
  • Antique Georgian Mahogany Wine Side Table
H 29.53 in. W 15.75 in. D 11.82 in.
Antique Victorian Style Mahogany Side Table
Located in London, GB
A stunning antique Victorian flip top side table in solid mahogany, with a spinning top & dating to around the 1850 period. The shape is very unusual and really gorgeous. It has a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Regency Period Inlaid Mahogany Side Table
Located in London, GB
A stunning and very rare English Regency period occasional or side table in Mahogany, dating from around the 1800-1820 period. Beautifully made from solid mahogany and cross bande...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique English Tilt Top Mahogany Side Table
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Lovely classic English mahogany tilt top side table having a pretty scalloped top and elegant column base with tripod legs. When top is tilted up measures 36 H.
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Antique 19th Century English Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Mahogany Occasional Side Centre Window Stretcher Table
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique quality mahogany occasional side centre window stretcher writing table C1880 . No loose joints and no woodworm. A rare decorative find, having an attractive carved stretch...
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Antique 1880s Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique 19th Century Mahogany Occasional Side Table
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique fine quality 19th century mahogany occasional side table. No loose joints and no woodworm. An abundance of character and charm. A rare decorative find. Would look great...
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Antique 19th Century Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique 19th Century Mahogany Occasional Side Table
  • Antique 19th Century Mahogany Occasional Side Table
  • Antique 19th Century Mahogany Occasional Side Table
  • Antique 19th Century Mahogany Occasional Side Table
H 30.32 in. W 18.9 in. D 14.57 in.
Pair Antique Mahogany and Marble Top Side Tables
Located in New York, NY
Pair of antique mahogany and marble top side tables. The tables have marble inserts with bronze trim and bronze padded feet. The frame is solid mahogany.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Side Tables

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Marble, Bronze

Antique French Gilt Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Side Table
By Jean-Henri Riesener
Located in London, GB
The beautiful neoclassical style designs of Jean-Henri Riesener (1735-1806), perhaps the most celebrated cabinetmaker of all time, are the inspiration for this wonderful antique side...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Side Tables

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Antique Edwardian Inlaid Mahogany Table Occasional Side Centre Window
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique fine quality Edwardian C1905 inlaid mahogany table occasional side centre window. No loose joints and no woodworm. A rare decorative find, with lovely fret cut side decora...
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Antique Early 1900s Edwardian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Quality Antique William IV Mahogany Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Quality Antique William IV mahogany side table having a quality mahogany top with a gallery back and moulded edge above three cockbeeded mahogany drawers with original brass knobs st...
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Antique 19th Century European Side Tables

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Other

  • Quality Antique William IV Mahogany Side Table
  • Quality Antique William IV Mahogany Side Table
  • Quality Antique William IV Mahogany Side Table
  • Quality Antique William IV Mahogany Side Table
H 31.7 in. W 41.15 in. D 18.9 in.
Antique Edwardian Quality Mahogany Inlaid Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Edwardian quality mahogany inlaid side table having a quality mahogany serpentine shaped top with attractive satinwood stringing above three shaped mahogany crossbanded drawe...
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Antique Early 1900s European Edwardian Side Tables

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Other

  • Antique Edwardian Quality Mahogany Inlaid Side Table
  • Antique Edwardian Quality Mahogany Inlaid Side Table
  • Antique Edwardian Quality Mahogany Inlaid Side Table
  • Antique Edwardian Quality Mahogany Inlaid Side Table
H 32.88 in. W 48.04 in. D 22.45 in.
Asian Antique Style Carved Mahogany Side Table
Located in Germantown, MD
Carved Mahogany side table with rich marble top. May be used as a lamp table or as a plant stand as well. Carved on all 4 sides. Oriental accent. Very good vintage condition. Measur...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Chippendale Side Tables

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Marble

  • Asian Antique Style Carved Mahogany Side Table
  • Asian Antique Style Carved Mahogany Side Table
  • Asian Antique Style Carved Mahogany Side Table
  • Asian Antique Style Carved Mahogany Side Table
H 20.5 in. W 16.25 in. D 12 in.
Antique French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bouillotte Side Table
Located in Birmingham, AL
Classic Louis XVI style bouillotte side table in mahogany with a Carrara marble top surrounded by a pierced brass gallery, circa early 1900s. The apron has a drawer for cards and chi...
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Antique Early 1900s French Side Tables

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Mahogany

Quality Antique Edwardian Mahogany Freestanding Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Quality Edwardian mahogany freestanding side / lamp table having a glorious mahogany top with a quality carved edge; two frieze drawers with original brass handles standing on four s...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Side Tables

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Other

Antique George III Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique George III mahogany lamp/side table having a beautiful quality mahogany top above one long drawer with original oval brass handles. It stands on four elegant squared tapering...
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Antique Early 19th Century English George III Side Tables

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Other

  • Antique George III Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
  • Antique George III Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
  • Antique George III Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
  • Antique George III Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
H 27.17 in. W 18.12 in. D 13 in.
Antique 18th century Empire Mahogany Dutch side table
Located in Casteren, NL
This elegant sidetable was made in The Netherlands around 1780. It has a beautiful mahogany top made of two symmetrical planks, also known as “livre ouvert”. The two pieces of timber...
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Antique Late 18th Century Dutch Empire Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Mahogany and Rosewood Gillows Side Table, circa 1820
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in London, Greenwich
An antique Gillows side table with mahogany and rosewood crossbanding, drop leafs and double ended drawers, circa 1800-1820. Spotlight Georgian Period, 1714-1837 The word Georgian i...
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Antique 1820s British Regency Side Tables

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Mahogany, Rosewood

Antique Side Table
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
An outstanding 18th century mahogany side table with Breccia violetta marble top. The plain veneered frieze with acanthus moulded cornice supporting the solid Breccia violetta marble...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Irish George II Side Tables

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Breccia Marble

  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
H 34 in. W 56 in. D 29 in.
Antique Pair of Mahogany Banded Pembroke Side Tables
Located in Norton, MA
Antique pair mahogany banded pembroke drop-leaf extension side table with front drawer. Each table is in excellent antique condition. Minor wear consistent with age / use and some sm...
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Antique 19th Century American Side Tables

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Wood

Antique Side Table
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
An outstanding 18th century mahogany side table with Breccia violetta marble top. The plain veneered frieze with acanthus moulded cornice supporting the solid Breccia violetta marble...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Irish George II Side Tables

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Breccia Marble

  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
  • Antique Side Table
H 34 in. W 56 in. D 29 in.
Antique Wine Table, English, Mahogany, Side, Lamp, Occasional, Victorian, C.1860
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wine table. An English, mahogany side or lamp table, dating to the mid Victorian period, circa 1860. Striking carved finish and superbly figured top Displays a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Side Tables

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Mahogany

Charming Two-Tier Antique Mahogany and Tooled Leather Side Table
By Weiman
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Unusual very functional two-tier round mahogany side or drinks table having handsome tooled leather surfaces, twisted brass round top handle, brass gallery and feet.
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Vintage 1930s American Side Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Andrianna Shamaris Antique African Mahogany Wood Side Table or Pedestal
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved African side table or pedestal. Rare large scale, hand carved out of a single block of mahogany wood. We only source the best. This side table or pedestal wa...
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Vintage 1950s African Tribal Side Tables

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Wood, Mahogany, Reclaimed Wood

Antique French Empire Style Side Table in an Ebonized Mahogany
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique French Empire style round side table, made from mahogany and recently ebonized. We are not sure what the original top, to this Empire side table was, since it went missing, s...
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Antique Early 1900s French Empire Side Tables

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Mahogany

Fine Antique Lowboy, English, Mahogany, Side, Serving Table, Georgian, C.1780
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a fine antique lowboy. An English, mahogany side or serving table, dating to the Georgian period, circa 1780. Delightful finish and proportion from the heart of the Georgi...
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Antique Late 18th Century British Side Tables

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Mahogany

Andrianna Shamaris Mahogany Wood Antique African Stool or Side Table
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved African side table or stool with lovely patina. Celebrating the cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time and loving use have left behind. The entir...
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Antique Early 1900s African Tribal Side Tables

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Wood, Mahogany, Reclaimed Wood

Antique Jacobean Renaissance Carved Mahogany Accent Side Table w/ Celluloid Top
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Jacobean Renaissance carved mahogany accent side table with white celluloid top. Item features white celluloid top, stretcher base with finial, solid wood frame, nicely carve...
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Early 20th Century North American Jacobean Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Side Table, English, Mahogany, Buffet, Server, Hamptons, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a superb antique side table. An English, mahogany buffet or server in the manner of Sheraton by Hamptons of London, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Distinctive...
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Early 20th Century British Edwardian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Library Side Table, English, Mahogany, Occasional, Victorian, Circa 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique library side table. An English, mahogany and leather oval occasional table with slide, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. Attractive side table d...
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Antique Mid-19th Century British Victorian Side Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Sewing Table, English, Victorian, Flame Mahogany, Side, circa 1840
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique sewing table, an English, early Victorian, flame mahogany side table dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1840. Of good proportion and quality craftsmanship C...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Chippendale Side Table
Located in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire
A George III Chippendale period mahogany serpentine-front side table of a good original color and patina: the carved acanthus leaves at the top of the legs is a rare feature.
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Antique 1760s British Chippendale Side Tables

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Mahogany

  • Antique Chippendale Side Table
  • Antique Chippendale Side Table
  • Antique Chippendale Side Table
  • Antique Chippendale Side Table
H 31.5 in. W 54.5 in. D 25.5 in.
Antique Tilt-Top Side Table, English, Georgian, Mahogany, Wine, circa 1800
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique tilt-top side table. An English, Georgian, mahogany wine table dating to the early 19th century, circa 1800. Appealing patina and grain interest in the select m...
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Antique 18th Century English Georgian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Unusual Antique George III Quality Mahogany Freestanding Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Unusual Antique George III quality mahogany freestanding side table having a quality mahogany top with a thumb moulded edge with a drawer to each side with original brass oval handle...
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Antique 18th Century European George III Side Tables

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Other

Andrianna Shamaris Mahogany Wood Antique African Side Table, Stool or Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved African side table, stool or bowl with lovely patina. Celebrating the cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time and loving use have left behind. The...
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Vintage 1950s Tribal Side Tables

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Wood, Mahogany, Reclaimed Wood

Antique Weiman Heirloom Mahogany Regency Pie Crust Side Lamp Tables, a Pair
By Weiman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Weiman Heirloom mahogany Regency style pie crust side lamp tables - a Pair. Item features solid wood frame, beautiful wood grain, nicely carved details, original label, shape...
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Early 20th Century North American Regency Side Tables

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Mahogany

Superb Antique Neoclassical Oval Mahogany Side End Tables with Lyre Bases
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A gorgeous pair of antique neoclassical mahogany oval side tables having lyrical lyre bases, wooden galleries around the tops and ball feet.
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Vintage 1920s American Neoclassical Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique George III Quality Mahogany Bow Fronted Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique George III quality mahogany bow fronted side table having a gallery back above a quality mahogany bow fronted top with moulded edge, two frieze cockbeeded drawers with origin...
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Antique 19th Century English George III Side Tables

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Other

Antique Wine Table, Mahogany, Burr Walnut, Inlay, Side, Marquetry, Regency, 1820
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a superb antique wine table. An English, mahogany and burr walnut inlaid side table exuding superb marquetry, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820. Dashing wine table ...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Regency Side Tables

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Mahogany, Walnut

Antique Victorian 19th Century Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Victorian 19th century mahogany lamp/side table having a beautiful carved edge with turned column supports united by a cross stretcher. This attractive piece is raised on sha...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Side Tables

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Other

Antique French Mahogany Side Table with Drawers and Casters, circa 1890
Located in Houston, TX
This antique French side table is crafted with a uniquely shaped top and pedestal base. The base has cabriole legs on casters and is easily moved. Each side of the table has a drawer...
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Antique 1890s French Side Tables

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Mahogany, Oak

Antique Georgian C1800 Mahogany Tilt Top Wine Table Side with Drawer
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Antique fine quality Georgian C1800 mahogany tilt top wine or side table with drawer One of the best that you will find. Solid with no loose joints and the catch works. A char...
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Antique Early 1800s Georgian Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique John Widdicomb Mahogany Sheraton Style 2 Tier Accent Side Lamp End Table
By John Widdicomb
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique John Widdicomb Mahogany Sheraton Style 2 Tier accent side lamp end table. Item features solid wood construction, beautiful wood grain, original label, quality American crafts...
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Mid-20th Century North American Sheraton Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bouillotte Side Table with Marble Top
Located in Birmingham, AL
Antique French Louis XVI style bouillotte side table handcrafted of mahogany near Paris, circa 1900. Having a white Carrara marble top surrounded by a pierced gilt brass gallery, thi...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Side Tables

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Marble

Pair of Antique Hall Tables, English, Mahogany, Side, Lamp, Regency, circa 1830
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a pair of antique hall tables. An English, mahogany side or large lamp table, dating to the Regency period, circa 1830. Graced with fine colour and attractive craftsmanshi...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Karl Johan/ Biedermeier Side Table in Mahogany with Lyre Base, Sweden
Located in Miami, FL
A lovely Biedermeier side table in mahogany with lyre pedestal on quatre-form base and resting on scroll feet from the reign of Karl Johan of Sweden, circa 1830. Table offers one dra...
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Antique 1840s Swedish Karl Johan Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Chinese Chippendale Mahogany Burl Wood Ball and Claw Round Side Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Chinese Chippendale style ball and claw foot carved Mahogany side table. Item features solid mahogany construction, carved ball and claw feet, and figured burl wood top, circ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chippendale Side Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Louis XVI Side Tables
Located in Austin, TX
Pair of side tables from France in the Louis XVI style made of blonde mahogany with tapered; fluted legs. There are gilt brass trims throughout and finely cast hardware. There are tw...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Side Tables

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Carrara Marble, Brass

  • Antique Louis XVI Side Tables
  • Antique Louis XVI Side Tables
  • Antique Louis XVI Side Tables
  • Antique Louis XVI Side Tables
H 27.5 in. W 19.125 in. D 13.25 in.
Antique Edwardian Quality Inlaid Figured Mahogany Bow Fronted Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Edwardian quality inlaid figured mahogany bow fronted side table having a quality very attractive figured mahogany bow fronted shaped crossbanded top with satinwood stringing...
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Antique Early 1900s European Edwardian Side Tables

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Other

19th Century Victorian Antique Mahogany Side or Lamp Table
Located in Norwich, GB
This is a 19th century Victorian antique mahogany side or lamp table with a lovely top supported on ring turned columns, standing on carved shaped cabriole legs united by a turned st...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Side Tables

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Other

Quality Antique 19th Century Victorian Mahogany Lamp/Side Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Quality antique 19th century Victorian mahogany lamp/side table having a shaped thumb moulded edge raised on an attractive turned shaped column standing on elegant shaped cabriole le...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Side Tables

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Other

Inlaid, Antique, English Side Table
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Handsome, hand carved, veneered and inlaid, walnut and mahogany, octagonal pedestal table. The checkerboard embellished top above a column inset with gilt brass, and mounted on three...
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Antique 1810s English Side Tables

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Wood, Mahogany, Walnut

  • Inlaid, Antique, English Side Table
  • Inlaid, Antique, English Side Table
  • Inlaid, Antique, English Side Table
  • Inlaid, Antique, English Side Table
H 29.75 in. W 20.25 in. D 20.5 in.
Antique Continental Mahogany Marble Top Side Stand, Circa 1900
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Continental side stand offers marble top over mahogany frame having single drawer over lower shelf having turned supports and surmounting lower single drawer cabinet raise...
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Early 20th Century European Side Tables

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Marble

Antique Mahogany Heavy Piecrust Tripod Table
Located in Germantown, MD
Antique mahogany piecrust tripod table / Victorian lamp table : Tripod table - antique occasional table - antique lamp table - lamp table, Tripod table Victorian mahogany piecrust t...
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Mid-20th Century North American George III Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Mahogany Chippendale Four-Drawer Side Stand, Circa 1930
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Chippendale style side stand offers mahogany construction with four drawers flanked by quarter columns, brass pulls and raised on ogee bracket feet, original label as phot...
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Mid-20th Century North American Chippendale Side Tables

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Metal

Antique Victorian Quality Mahogany Circular Lamp Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Victorian quality mahogany circular lamp table having a quality circular top with a spindle gallery supported on a superb turned twist tapering column platform base with thre...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique George III Quality Mahogany Lamp Table
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique George III quality mahogany lamp table having a quality circular mahogany top with a moulded edge supported by a turned shaped column raised on three shaped cabriole legs wit...
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Antique 19th Century English George III Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

  • Antique George III Quality Mahogany Lamp Table
  • Antique George III Quality Mahogany Lamp Table
  • Antique George III Quality Mahogany Lamp Table
  • Antique George III Quality Mahogany Lamp Table
H 27.56 in. W 19.89 in. D 19.89 in.
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Antique Mahogany Side Table For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique mahogany side table for your home. Each antique mahogany side table for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, mahogany and metal. There are 503 variations of the antique or vintage antique mahogany side table you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without an antique mahogany side table — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An antique mahogany side table, designed in the Georgian, Victorian or Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made antique mahogany side table has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Andrianna Shamaris, Gillows of Lancaster & London and Baker Furniture Company are consistently popular.

How Much is a Antique Mahogany Side Table?

Prices for an antique mahogany side table can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $195 and can go as high as $85,141, while the average can fetch as much as $1,649.

Finding the Right Side Tables for You

While the range of styles and variety of materials have broadened over time, the priceless functionality of side tables has held true.

Vintage, new and antique side tables are an integral accent to our seating and provide additional, necessary storage in our homes. They can be a great foundation for that perfect focal piece of art that you want all your guests to see as you congregate for cocktails in the living room. Side tables are indeed ideal as a stage for your decorative objects or plants in your library or your study, and they are a practical space for the novel or stack of design magazines you keep close to your sofa.

Sure, owning a pair of side tables isn’t as imperative as having a coffee table in the common area, though most of us would struggle without them. Those made of metal, stone or wood are frequently featured in stylish interiors, and if you’re shopping for side tables, there are a couple of things to keep in mind.

With respect to the height of your side tables, a table that is as high as your lounge chair or the arm of your couch is best. Some folks are understandably fussy about coherence in a living room area, but coherence doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t mix and match. Feel free to introduce minimalist mid-century modern wooden side tables designed by Paul McCobb alongside your contemporary metal coffee table. If you think it isn’t possible to pair a Hollywood Regency–style side table with a contemporary sofa, we’re here to tell you that it is. Even a leggy side table can balance a chunky sofa well. Try to keep a limited color palette in mind if you’re planning on mixing furniture styles and materials, and don’t be afraid to add a piece of abstract art to shake things up.

As far as the objects you’re planning to place on your side tables, if you have heavy items such as stone or sculptures to display, a fragile glass-top table would not be an ideal choice. Think about what material would best support your collectibles and go with that. If it’s a particularly small side table, along with a tall, sleek floor lamp, it can make for a great way to fill a corner of the room you wouldn’t otherwise easily be able to populate.

Whether you are looking for an antique 19th-century carved oak side table or a vintage rattan side table (because rattan never went away!), the collection on 1stDibs has you covered.