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Communal Dining Table

Late 17th-Early 18th Century English Oak Refectory Table
Located in Dallas, TX
support the apron of the table, these sorts of tables were used as communal dining tables, together with
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Antique Early 18th Century English Baroque Dining Room Tables

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Oak

Communal Pub Height & Restaurant Dining Table
Located in Oakville, CT
Swing out seat restaurant bar / pub height table. Made from wood, cast iron and steel. Featuring
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2010s American Industrial Dining Room Sets

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Steel, Iron

Eight Seat Communal Steel Top Dining Table with Cast Iron Attached Swing Seats
By Get Back, Inc.
Located in Oakville, CT
Industrial cast iron and wood swing out suspended seat / stool dining table with steel top. Can
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Ta...

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Metal, Steel, Iron

Asa Pingree Physalia Dining Table in American Walnut
By Asa Pingree
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Physalia dining table is the perfect center piece to a home or office's communal space. The
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2010s American American Classical Dining Room Tables

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Brass

Restaurant Dining Table with Attached Swing Out Seats
By Get Back, Inc.
Located in Oakville, CT
Restaurant / Cafeteria / Conference / Communal Industrial style dining table. Built with cast iron
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2010s American Industrial Dining Room Tables

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Metal, Iron

Asa Pingree Physalia Dining Table in Ebonized Maple
By Asa Pingree
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Physalia dining table is the perfect centre piece to a home or office's communal space. The
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2010s American Modern Dining Room Tables

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Brass

Physalia LP Dining Table, Low Profile Foot in American Walnut
By Asa Pingree
Located in Brooklyn, NY
The Physalia dining table is the perfect centre piece to a home or office's communal space. [Other
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2010s American American Classical Dining Room Tables

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Walnut

Modern Engineered Log Dining Table with Glass and Blackened Steel Legs
Located in Hobart, NY
Engineered log communal table with 3/4" glass side panels and blackened steel fin base.
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Dining Room Tables

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Glass

NORDST Mette Dining Table, Italian White Mountain Marble, Danish Modern Design
By NORDST
Located in Rungsted Kyst, DK
, accommodating more chairs for a communal dining experience. Quality Craftsmanship: Exceptional effort in wood
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Ta...

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Travertine, Marble

NORDST Mette Dining Table, Italian Calacatta viola Marble, Danish Modern Design
By NORDST
Located in Rungsted Kyst, DK
: Generous dimensions with a diameter of 53.15 inches, accommodating more chairs for a communal dining
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Ta...

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Travertine, Marble

Bespoke Solid Aged French Oak Abbey Column Dining Table With Matte Finish
By Rombouts Bespoke Oak Furniture
Located in Casteren, NB
, fostering communal dining and conviviality. Meticulously constructed from solid aged oak, our tables
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2010s Dutch Baroque Dining Room Tables

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Oak

NORDST Mette Round Dining Table, Italian Green Marble, Danish Modern Design, New
By NORDST
Located in Rungsted Kyst, DK
more chairs for a communal dining experience. Quality Craftsmanship: Exceptional effort in wood and
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Ta...

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Travertine, Marble

MAD Martian Long Dining Table Polished Stainless Steel by MAD Architects
By Ma Yansong
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An inverted mountain range the dining table places the peaks of the Martian landscape at the centre
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Dining Room Tables

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Aluminum

MAD Martian Long Dining Table Polished Stainless Steel by MAD Architects
By Ma Yansong
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An inverted mountain range the dining table places the peaks of the Martian landscape at the centre
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Dining Room Tables

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Aluminum

Bespoke Solid Aged French Natural Oak Monastery Table In Matte Finish
By Rombouts Bespoke Oak Furniture
Located in Casteren, NB
Our solid aged oak Monastery Table brings the allure of ancient monastery dining halls to your
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2010s Dutch Baroque Dining Room Tables

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Oak

Late 17th C Italian Chestnut Trestle Table also Available in Custom Sizes
Located in Encinitas, CA
display, or communal style dining -or even in a contrasting modern setting. Measures: 98.2" L x 27.6" W x
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Primitive Dining Room Tables

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Iron

Industrial Library Table with Swing-Out Stools and Reclaimed Pine 4-24 Seats
Located in Oakville, CT
Library / Communal / Industrial dining table with reclaimed pine (douglas fir) and cast iron swing
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2010s American Industrial Dining Room Tables

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Iron, Steel

White Marble Dining Table
Located in Paris, FR
Gorgeous Dining Table in Calacata Viola Marble invites you to take a long break, without time
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Console Tables

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Marble

White Marble Dining Table
White Marble Dining Table
H 28.74 in W 39.37 in D 82.67 in
Antique Chinese Wood Ba Xian Eight Immortals Dining Table
Located in Pasadena, TX
39? antique Chinese Ba Xian table Circa: 1850 - 1900 Chinese square dining table, also know as
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Antique Late 19th Century Asian Qing Tables

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Elm

Lombok Tribal Tray / Bowl 'Dulang' / Small Table
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
on the region they originate from. In Lombok 'Dulang' Tray were used as small tables to share
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Antique Mid-19th Century Balinese Other Decorative Bowls

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Wood

Lombok Tribal Tray / Bowl 'Dulang' / Small Table
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
purposes depending on the region they originate from. In Lombok 'Dulang' Tray were used as small tables to
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Antique Mid-19th Century Balinese Other Decorative Bowls

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Wood

Lombok Tribal Serving Tray 'Dulang' / Small Table in White
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
on the region they originate from. In Lombok 'Dulang' Tray were used as small tables to share
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Vintage 1950s Indonesian Other Decorative Bowls

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Wood

Early 20th Century French Wooden Stool
Located in High Point, NC
, or pulled up to a communal table, this stool invites a sense of nostalgia and craftsmanship into your
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Early 20th Century French Stools

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Wood

Early 20th Century French Wooden Stool
Early 20th Century French Wooden Stool
H 18.1 in W 13.4 in D 12.6 in
The Original Swing-Out Seat with Unfinished Alder
Located in Oakville, CT
beer gardens, communal-dining restaurants, and coffeehouse cafes. The 12” diameter alder wood seat is
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Stools

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Iron

The Original Swing-Out Seat with Ipe
By Get Back, Inc.
Located in Oakville, CT
, communal-dining restaurants, and coffeehouse cafes. This option comes with an 11" x 1 1/2" thick IPE seat
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Stools

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Iron

The Original Swing-Out Seat with Ipe
The Original Swing-Out Seat with Ipe
H 10.75 in W 24 in D 12 in

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18th Century Spanish Guard Room Dining Table w/ Trestle & Forged Iron Stretcher
Located in Miami, FL
A beautiful 18th century Spanish baroque guard room /dining table in walnut with plank-top resting on carved H-form trestle legs and hand-forged iron stretchers forged in Toledo. Spa...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Spanish Baroque Farm Tables

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Walnut

Giraffe dining Chair in Solid Brazilian Wood by Juliana Vasconcellos
By Juliana Lima Vasconcellos
Located in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
The Giraffe dining chair was designed with soft curves and slender, but with volume, bringing comfort and elegance. The base structure was thought with three feet. The upholstered se...
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21st Century and Contemporary Brazilian Modern Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Orbitale Brass Chandelier 3 Rotating Balanced Arms, Stilnovo Style, Brass Shades
By Stilnovo, Silvio Piattelli, Arteluce
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
This exquisite bespoke brass chandelier features three rotating arms skillfully balanced on a heavy cast brass sphere that rotate in an orbital movement along the stem. To achieve pe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and...

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Brass, Metal

Handcrafted Mid-Century Modern Dansk Bed
By Chris Earl
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Posted bed with solid wood construction, hand-cut joinery and custom Dutchman brass joint. Handmade in Los Angeles, California. Bed frame available in King or Queen, inquire for o...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

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Brass

JENNY Large Wall Light or Sconce in Enamel & Brass by Blueprint Lighting
By Mathieu Matégot, Blueprint Lighting, Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
Introducing Jenny, the latest vintage-inspired fixture from Blueprint Lighting. Named for multi-hyphenate Jenny Mollen; NYT best-selling author, actress, design enthusiast, mom of ...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Bronze, Enamel, Nickel

Pair of Park Night Stands in Oiled Oak by Yaniv Chen for Lemon
By Lemon
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Neatly proportioned with exceptional detailing, the Park nightstand is your perfect bedside partner. In our furniture making, the idea is to create special pieces that you can build ...
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2010s South African Minimalist Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of Park Night Stands in Oiled Walnut by Yaniv Chen for Lemon
By Lemon
Located in Amsterdam, NL
The Park nightstand is the epitome of exquisite craftsmanship, featuring meticulously proportioned dimensions and exceptional detailing that make it an ideal bedside companion. Our ...
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2010s South African Minimalist Night Stands

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Wood

Pair of Park Night Stands in Oiled Iroko Wood by Yaniv Chen for Lemon
By Lemon
Located in Amsterdam, NL
The Park nightstand is the epitome of exquisite craftsmanship, featuring meticulously proportioned dimensions and exceptional detailing that make it an ideal bedside companion. Our f...
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2010s South African Minimalist Pedestals

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Wood

Organic Modern Small Table Lamp Natural Wood Handmade Fluted Shade
By Isabel Moncada
Located in San Antonio, TX
PATA DE ELEFANTE SMALL table lamp was designed for the Atomic collection by Mexican artist Isabel Moncada. Named Pata de Elefante –Elephant's Foot– for the prominent shape at its ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Textile, Wood

Organic Modern Floor Lamp Natural Wood Handmade Fluted Shade
By Isabel Moncada
Located in San Antonio, TX
PATA DE ELEFANTE floor lamp was designed for the Atomic collection by Mexican artist Isabel Moncada. Named Pata de Elefante –Elephant‘s Foot– for the prominent shape at its base. Se...
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21st Century and Contemporary Mexican Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Textile, Wood

Italian Baroque Style Refectory Table or Library Table
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Early 20th century Italian mahogany refectory table or library table constructed from mahogany. Features a thick solid 1.5 inch top with a lightly distressed finish. Supported by six...
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20th Century Italian Baroque Dining Room Tables

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Mahogany

1950's Amazing "Magic Box' Organiser Bureau Compact Plywood Ateliers Genestar
By Mummenthaler and Meier
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
This 'Magic Box' organising desk has been produced by various manufactures in Europe in the 1950's and 1960's Commonly this desk is known as produced in Switzerland by Mummenthale...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Plywood

Custom-Made 'Black' Galets by Stephane Ducatteu for Decoratum
By Stephane Ducatteau
Located in London, GB
Custom-made 'Black' Galets Centre Table Metal Structure by Stephane Ducatteau, France 2007. Signed. All Ducatteau pieces are available exclusively from Decoratum and are To Order on...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Side Tables

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Concrete, Steel

Long Cage Sconce
By Early Electrics Design Studio
Located in Peekskill, NY
This eye-catching sconce features a 12 inch long cage and long tubular bulb. The extra long bulbs it's an important part of this lamps look.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

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Steel

Long Cage Sconce
Long Cage Sconce
H 16 in W 4.5 in D 3 in
Antique French Oak Draw Leaf Dining Table
By Europa Antiques
Located in Portland, OR
History, craftsmanship and the beauty of Oak pattern veneer top combine in this lovely antique French dining table. The draw leaf design allows the leaves to be hidden under the top ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French French Provincial Dining Room Tables

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Oak

Antique French Oak Draw Leaf Dining Table
Antique French Oak Draw Leaf Dining Table
H 30 in W 48.25 in D 39.25 in
Antique Genuine Swedish Pine Country Dining or Work Trestle Table
Located in Kramfors, SE
Northern Swedish country dining table. The table is a so called trestle table from the mid 19th century and made in pine with a solid table top. Never painted so the patina is the au...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Country Dining Room Tables

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Pine

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Maple Hardwood Farmhouse Communal Table
By SHIMNA
Located in Brooklyn, NY
and timeless communal tables work well for residences as well as the hospitality industry. Because
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2010s American American Craftsman Dining Room Tables

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Wood, Hardwood, Maple

Vintage Industrial Base Communal Table
Located in Norwalk, CT
Counter height industrial base with reclaimed wood top.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Dining Room Tables

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Steel

Shimna Hardwood Black Walnut Communal Farmhouse Table
By SHIMNA
Located in Brooklyn, NY
some truly beautiful, sturdy and timeless communal tables for residences as well as the hospitality
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2010s American Organic Modern Dining Room Tables

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Wood, Hardwood, Walnut

Clark Dining Table with Walnut Top and Walnut Legs
By Matt Gagnon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
office or a communal work/dining table at home.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Dining Room Tables

Materials

Wood

Dining Table Cast Bronze by Master Swedish Bell Maker
By Glen Baghurst
Located in Malmo, SE
Orotundo is an imposing Minimalist dining table. This solid metal casting inspired by large church
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21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Art Deco Dining Room Tables

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Bronze

Dining Table Cast Aluminium by Master Swedish Bell Maker
By Glen Baghurst
Located in Malmo, SE
Orotundo is an imposing minimalist dining table. This solid metal casting inspired by large church
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21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Art Deco Dining Room Tables

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Aluminum

Clark Dining Table with Oak Top and Blue Lacquer Legs
By Matt Gagnon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
office or a communal work/dining table at home.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Dining Room Tables

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Wood

Early Italian Walnut Table
Located in Houston, TX
of this type originally served as communal dining tables in medieval monasteries before becoming
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Antique Early 18th Century Italian Baroque Dining Room Tables

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Iron

Early Italian Walnut Table
Early Italian Walnut Table
H 32.5 in W 78.25 in D 34.25 in
French 19th Century Oak Dining Table from Nunnery in Rouen
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This absolutely stunning long table was originally used as a communal dining table at a nunnery in
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Antique 19th Century French Dining Room Tables

Monumental Argentinian Algarrobo Wood Trestle Table and Ten Chairs
By Ricardo Paz, Arte Etnico, Larry Pearson
Located in Los Angeles, CA
dining or conference room. Other prominent uses would be at a restaurant or hotel as a communal dining
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1990s Argentine Rustic Dining Room Sets

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Cane, Wood

Børge Mogensen, "Øresund" Dining Table in Teak & Brass, Mid Century Modern, 1959
By Børge Mogensen
Located in Odense, DK
inviting and communal dining space. The table is adorned with brass fittings, adding a touch of
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Tables

Materials

Brass

Italian Midcentury Dining Table / Desk Rosewood Wood Veneer by Ico Parisi 1950s
By Ico Parisi
Located in Salzburg, AT
The dining table or desk by the architect and designer Ico Parisi is from the early 1950s produced
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Palisander

Welsh Refectory Table
Located in Chicago, IL
Born to host big gatherings, this 18th century English dining table’s humble design is based on the
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Antique 1780s Great Britain (UK) Dining Room Tables

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Oak, Pine

Welsh Refectory Table
Welsh Refectory Table
H 29.25 in W 120 in D 32.5 in
19th Century Irish Elm Wake Table, Outstanding
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a simply outstanding Early 19th century Irish elm wake table. Made from Pollard Elm
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Antique Early 19th Century Irish George III Dining Room Tables

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Elm

Iowa Amana Colony Table
Located in Santa Monica, CA
instead given credit to use in the Amana shops. The table is most likely from a communal
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American Tables

Materials

Wood

Iowa Amana Colony Table
Iowa Amana Colony Table
H 30 in W 84 in D 35.5 in
Rustic Trestle Base Console Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
communal table or used as a console.
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Early 20th Century American Console Tables

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Fir

Rustic Trestle Base Console Table
Rustic Trestle Base Console Table
H 30.5 in W 78 in D 26.5 in
19th Century Dutch Wooden Wine Tasting Table
Located in High Point, NC
and history. Whether used as an intimate dining surface or a display table imbued with storytelling
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Antique 19th Century Dutch Serving Tables

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Wood

c.1880 Rustic French Solid White Oak Work Table/Island
Located in Chicago, IL
serve double duty not only as a kitchen work and prep station, but also as a communal dining or drinking
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Antique 19th Century French Industrial and Work Tables

209 Thonet Midcentury Birchwood Yellow Upholstery Dining Chairs, Germany, 1900
By Thonet
Located in Madrid, ES
. 33, which is still a mainstay of stylish dining rooms and communal areas the world over. Thonet
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Antique Early 1900s German Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Cotton, Birch

Turn of the Century Central European Wooden Bowl
Located in High Point, NC
of a long table, the hollow indentations would have offered an abundance of different dishes. The
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20th Century Belgian Rustic Decorative Bowls

Materials

Wood

Rattan Dining Table with 2 Leaves & Off-White Laminate Top in the Style of Ficks
By Ficks Reed
Located in Topeka, KS
Awesome rattan rectangular dining table with two leaves and off-white laminate top. Nice original
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Mid-20th Century Organic Modern Dining Room Tables

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Rattan, Laminate

Late 17th C Italian Chestnut Trestle Table Available Custom Reproduction Sizes
Located in Encinitas, CA
display, or communal style dining -or even in a contrasting modern setting. Original 17th Century in the
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Primitive Dining Room Tables

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Iron

Large Vetri Murano Mushroom Lamp, Italy, 1970s
By Venini
Located in Melbourne, AU
lamps were produced in the 1960s and 1970s by many of the Murano glass producers as a communal design
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

HOLLY HUNT Outdoor Meduse Bench with Basalt Base Finish & Canvas
By HOLLY HUNT
Located in Chicago, IL
make it ideal for placement poolside or around a dining table. Additional Information: Finish
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Benches

Materials

Canvas

Oak Refectory Table
Located in Aurora, OR
” refers to the dining halls of monasteries where large tables such as these were required for communal
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Antique Late 19th Century Dining Room Tables

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Oak

Oak Refectory Table
Oak Refectory Table
H 30 in W 37 in D 108 in
Jan Vlug For Jules Wabbes 1968
By Jules Wabbes, Jan Vlug
Located in Brussels, BE
of the Crédit Communal Bank in Brussels. It has three lamp sockets, a white veined marble foot and a
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Table Lamps

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Marble, Bronze, Brass

Jan Vlug For Jules Wabbes 1968
Jan Vlug For Jules Wabbes 1968
H 39.77 in Dm 7.09 in
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Communal Dining Table For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the communal dining table you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and iron, every communal dining table was constructed with great care. There are 6 variations of the antique or vintage communal dining table you’re looking for, while we also have 15 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the communal dining table you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A communal dining table is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in industrial, modern and neoclassical styles are sought with frequency. A well-made communal dining table has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Asa Pingree, Get Back, Inc. and Ma Yansong are consistently popular.

How Much is a Communal Dining Table?

A communal dining table can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $7,400, while the lowest priced sells for $450 and the highest can go for as much as $175,000.
Questions About Communal Dining Table
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 13, 2024
    How thick a dining table should be varies. Many tables feature tops that are between 0.75 and 1 inch in thickness. However, some tables may have tops that are up to 2 inches thick. Typically, tables with thicker tops will have a more rustic appearance. Shop a large selection of dining tables on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    How high a dining table should be varies. If you already have your dining chairs, look for a table that is 10 to 12 inches taller than the seat height to provide ample legroom. The standard height for dining tables is around 30 inches. However, you can opt for taller pieces, such as 34- to 36-inch counter-height tables or 40- to 42-inch bar-height tables. Shop a large selection of dining tables on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 5, 2021
    A dining table with leaf is a dining table that has its middle part as solid and remains in place, but the two sides of the table drop down on a hinge, so they hang at the side. This is where the name 'drop leaf' comes from. Many homeowners have decided to go with leaf tables as they offer a lot of flexibility to their homes. On 1stDibs, you can find a variety of dining table options as well as a range of vintage and antique drop-leaf tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    An MCM dining table is a table that reflects the mid-century modern style. Typically these tables are functional and have clean minimalist lines. MCM furniture is made with a variety of materials and colors, but wood is the most common. Find a selection of mid-century modern tables and furniture on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    Dining tables come in a huge variety of styles and are often chosen according to individual preference. The best dining tables are ones that are sturdy, well-made and able to withstand wear and tear. You should also consider your space limitations as well as budget. Find a versatile collection of antique and vintage dining tables on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The narrowest a dining table can be is 36 inches. This leaves 18 inches of space for each of the guests on the opposite side of the table, as well as room in the center for serving dishes or platters. Find a collection of antique and vintage dining tables on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 22, 2024
    No, a dining table isn't always necessary. People who eat only a few meals at home may not need a dining table, and some people prefer to eat at kitchen counters using counter-height stools. Or, they may choose to sit on the floor in front of a coffee table or to take their meals at a desk or on a TV tray or end table. On 1stDibs, shop a diverse assortment of dining tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 25, 2024
    How wide a dining table should be largely depends on its shape. Most rectangular and oval dining tables are 36 to 40 inches wide. Round table widths or diameters vary and will determine how many people can sit comfortably at one time. Generally, a round table 36 to 44 inches in width is ideal for up to four people, while ones that are 44 to 54 inches in diameter can accommodate four to six. Tables between 54 and 59 inches in width are suitable for six to eight people. On 1stDibs, shop a wide range of dining tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 12, 2024
    The height of a dining table varies from piece to piece. However, standard dining tables are usually 28 to 30 inches tall. Counter-height tables are taller at 34 to 36 inches, and bar-height tables are the highest at 40 to 42 inches high. On 1stDibs, shop a wide range of dining tables from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 7, 2024
    Yes, onyx can be a good material for a dining table. The mineral is strong, but it is relatively lightweight, making tables easy to move throughout a room as needed. Many people find the color and luster of onyx tabletops to be visually appealing. Since the material can become scratched or damaged by heat, it is important to take steps to protect an onyx dining table by using felt-backed trivets or heat-resistant fabric mats beneath hot dishes. On 1stDibs, explore a collection of onyx dining tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A small dining table is also called a dinette. A table and two to four seats are frequently included. Designed for small spaces, dinettes are most often used in kitchens and breakfast nooks. On 1stDibs, find a variety of vintage and antique dinettes.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    Whether mahogany is good for a dining table is largely a matter of personal preference. Some people may prefer the hardwood for their dining room furniture owing to its natural beauty, durability and stain-resistant qualities. Mahogany also features a striking natural grain that renders it ideal for use in that part of your home, specifically as dinner guests will be able to experience it! Shop a range of mahogany dining tables on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    A drop-leaf table is a type of table that has a fixed portion in the center and foldable portions on either side joined by hinges. These foldable portions can be dropped and closed to save space when the table is not in use. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage drop leaf dining tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To protect your maple dining table, use placemats or a tablecloth to reduce the risk of scratches. Always place a trivet underneath hot serveware to avoid scorching the finish. Set glasses on coasters to keep rings off the wood. Shop a selection of vintage and antique dining tables on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Large dining tables are usually called banquet tables due to their ability to seat a crowd. Normally, banquet tables measure over 10 feet in length. Some standard dining tables convert to banquet tables with removable leaves. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of antique and vintage dining tables.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    There isn’t a single most durable material for a dining table. Solid hardwood and stainless steel can hold up to wear and tear, but the quality of the craftsmanship also impacts durability. Find a variety of dining tables on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    There is no single most durable type of dining table. Materials like solid hardwood, stone and marble can make for long-lasting tables, but other factors like how you care for the piece and how well it's made also help determine durability. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of dining tables from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Dining room tables with butterfly leaves look like they have wings when they’re being opened, which is why they’re called butterflies. A butterfly leaf affords you more space at your dining table for additional house guests. Owing to geared slides, butterfly leaf tables should open easily.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A draw-leaf dining table means that the table’s leaves are stored under the main tabletop. The top of the table is lifted slightly on its frame and the leaves pulled out on each end. Relatedly, a drop-leaf table is a table with a fixed center section, but on either side of that, there are hinged leaves that can be raised or lowered according to your specific needs. The purpose of a drop-leaf table is to save space when the table is not in use. Drop-leaf tables can also be used as nightstands, side tables, coffee tables, and desks. Find a collection of antique and vintage draw-leaf dining tables on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 24, 2021
    Yes, ceramic dining tables are really good as they are very strong and durable. Made from sturdy materials, ceramic dining tables are resistant to spills, cuts, scratches and extreme heat. You can select from varying styles of ceramic dining tables, including Antique, Vintage, 21st Century, Mid Century on 1st Dibs.