Learn about Monk's Bench

A dual purpose item of furniture, where the table top sits atop a chest, and when required the top tips to form the backrest while the top of the chest becomes the seat.
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A 17th century monk's bench. 104 cm high, 116 cm wide, 56 cm deep.

Antique French Gothic armchair bench, carved with heads of hooded monks to the arms, recessed Gothic panels to the back and base, approx 70 cm wide

A Tudor style English oak monk's bench with folding table top and hinged box seat

Timber monk's bench with lift seat storage compartment, 112 cm wide, 74 cm high

Good vintage carved pale green jade panel with two monks. 7.5 cm square. on stand

Antique Victorian English oak Monks table, converts to bench, carved scroll and lock edge and udder top carved with central lozenge with shaped supports, top 93 cm dia

English oak hall seat / Monks table, carved frieze work and Makers' plaque, Walker' Sons and Bartholomew, London and Sydney

An Edwardian oak monks bench with panelled back and front, 80 cm high,155 cm wide 60 deep.

A 19th century French walnut monk's bench, with carved mask cabochon above a back carved with putti flanked by dog of Fo carved arms, above the front carved with frolicking cherubs. Height 145 cm. Depth 128 cm. Depth 59 cm.

A baronial oak monks seat, the back carved with lozenge decoration with a wooden and carved front.

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