Antique Coffee Tables were not really invented until the early 20th century and mainly in the art deco designs but you can see many earlier tables adapted to suit this purpose perfectly. They are low occasional tables, usually in woods such as Mahogany, Walnut and Oak, made to sit beside your sofa to place your cup or glass on top. Here on antiques world we do get some lovely examples for sale and you can see our current selection here on our antique tables page. below are small selection of antique coffee tables for sale along with previous examples that we have had.If any do look like the style you are looking for please let us know as we often get similar pieces for sale and can let you know when a similar piece comes in stock.
Antique Occasional Tables for sale
Recently Sold Antiques
Below are some examples of coffee tables that we have recently sold.
This Unusual William IV Quality Mahogany Antique Small Coffee Table circa, 1835 has a beautifully figured rectangular moulded top with deep a frieze and moulded lower edge. This lovely antique stands on four elegant tulip carved legs, the top also lifts off to reveal an ideal newspaper or magazine storage compartment. The mahogany has been finished to a rich shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.
This Fine Quality Georgian Mahogany Antique Coffee Table dates from ca. 1790 and has a circular top, constructed from a solid piece of figured mahogany standing on a beautifully turned pedestal with tripod splayed legs and pad feet.
Dating from around 1900 in the Edwardian period this walnut antique coffee table is the perfect addition to any living room. It has a rectangular top with a beautiful marble insert, ideal for hot cups, and is framed by a gadrooned edge. It stands on four carved cabriole legs finished with ball and claw feet. Originally constructed in the early 1900s this antique piece has been later adapted to create this very practical table for the modern home whilst still retaining its sense of history. The height and stability of the table also lends itself to be a very attractive TV stand perhaps?
Rare William IV Antique Mahogany Coffee Table.
Dating from around 1835, this William IV mahogany piece of carpentry has been cleverly converted from its previous use into a very usable coffee table. The top is beautifully figured with a lower moulded edge. This can be lifted, like a lid, to reveal a hidden storage compartment ideal for remote controls! The table stands on four delightfully turned carved legs and is perfectly proportioned to sit at the side of a chair or sofa. Originally designed as a washing facility, this wonderful coffee table could certainly prove to be a talking point amongst ones guests! It is a lovely rich medium shade of mahogany with a striking grain
Victorian Mahogany Antique Coffee Table.
Just what every home needs, a very solid and sturdy coffee table! This particular one dates from the Victorian period, circa 1860, and is constructed from mahogany. The solid rectangular top has rounded corners above a deep apron and stands on chunky turned feet. At some adopted to this very desirable design, it was most probably a side table when originally crafted. Now, this practical coffee table, is very sturdy and ideal for the modern living space.
Period Oak Antique Coffee Table.
Dating from around 1760 this simple, rustic period oak antique coffee table oozes history. It has been adapted from an early cricket table to this unique and very usable coffee table. It has a solid oak circular top above three angular shaped legs with pegged construction.
Decorative Victorian Mahogany Antique Coffee Table.
This beautiful antique coffee table dates from around 1890 and has a lovely decorative base that supports the solid mahogany top. The top has an unusual shape that is complimented by the design of the base which has an intricately carved frieze and beautifully scrolled carved cabriole legs. The solid mahogany Victorian top has been seated on the decoratively carved base at a later date to create a very practical and desirable coffee table.
Quality Inlaid Figured Walnut Antique Coffee Table.
This delightful antique coffee table has a super quality inlaid top, is made from walnut and dates from around 1870 in the Victorian period. The oval moulded top is made from wonderfully figured walnut and has a lovely decorative inlaid design. It stands on four beautifully turned Victorian legs which have been added at a later date.
This Spectacular Burr Walnut Victorian Antique Low Occasional Table would make the ideal coffee table and dates from around 1870 in the Victorian period. It has a beautifully figured Burr Walnut circular top with moulded edge with central turned pedestal. It stands elegantly on three scrolled splayed legs with decorative carvings and central turned finial. This stylish table could be placed anywhere in the room and look amazing, it is also very versatile