A small portable table, usually with a fixed top, able to be moved easily for the convenience of visitors. The term covers numerous designs, and the top may be rectangular, oval or round, standing on tripod, pedestal or framed legs.
Sheraton revival 2 tier occasional table, in mahogany and fruitwood, with 2 graduated marquetry inlay tiers supported by 4 out swept legs joined by an x stretcher, 90 cm x 55 cm, 80 cm high.. Provenance: Sotheby's Sydney, the Entire Stock in Trade of F
An early Colonial occasional table, huon pine, musk, fiddleback blackwood and pine string inlay, huon pine secondary timbers and feet, Tasmanian origin, origonal finish, c1835, 76 cm high, 51 cm wide, 43 cm deep
An Australian cedar occasional table with reeded edge, ring turned column and carved tongue carved motif, New South Wales origin, circa 1830, Illustrated in 'Early Colonial Furniture' by Craig and Fahy, page 139, 71 cm high, 48 cm wide, 38 cm deep
A blackwood occasional table, Hobart, circa 1815, 79 cm high, 38 cm diameter. Literature: Australian Furniture: Pictorial History and Dictionary, 1788-1938, Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, Casuarina Press Ptd Ltd, Woollahra plate 487 (illustrated)
Victorian rosewood triangular occasional table. Three drop sides which form circular table when extended. String inlay & classical decoration to top. Galleried shelf to base. Ex Sydney Observatory c.1880s. Height 73 cm and Depth 70 cm (when open)
An Australian kauri pine and spatter work occasional table Circa 1885, circa 1885 the oval fern decorated top with a serrated edge, supported on a turned column, raised on four splayed legs, 64 cm wide, 46 cm deep, 72 cm high. Provenance: Simpson's Antique
An Australian huon pine specimen top occasional table, Tasmania, circa 1860, the octagonal top inlaid with various native timbers in a geometric pattern with a central chess board supported on a tulip carved column with three out-swept scrolled legs, 56 cm
A fine nest of three George IV rosewood tables, English, circa 1825 one for woolwork, one for games and one occasional, the largest 69 cm high, 47 cm wide and 34 cm deep. Provenance: Christie's Melbourne 2002 March lot 190
A New Zealand timbers occasional table, the octagonal top inlaid with a starburst design enclosed within a diamond field with scalloped sides framed by quadrants of burr totara reserved on a field of figured kauri and rewarewa. Raised on four turned legs w
A rare early New South Walesbeefwood occasional table, Sydney, circa 1840, the rectangular top has moulded edges and rounded corners, supported on tapering hexagonal column on quatreform base, raised on peg feet. Length 57 cm. Width 46.5 cm. Height 75.5 cm
An Australian cedar rectangular topped occasional table, circa 1830, the rectangular top with rounded corners above a ring turned and bulbous column on three shaped legs;. Width 58 cm. Depth 43 cm. Height 73 cm
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