Side Table

Giltwood tables

Scottish country house giltwood side tables spark international bidding battle

02 April 2024

A pair of 18th century giltwood side tables from a Scottish country house made £220,000 at Lyon & Turnbull.

George I giltwood side table

George I side table stars in our pick of five auction highlights

22 September 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a George I giltwood side table that made over 13 times estimate at Lots Road Auctions in Chelsea.


Dorset country house auction takes over £1m

14 October 2019

Last week’s on-the-premises sale at Athelhampton House in Dorset was a near sell-out with a hammer price of close to £1.2m.

Console tables at Mealy’

Console tables lead O’Reilly lots, selling at €145,000

08 October 2016

A pair of 18th century console tables led a selection of items previously owned by the former billionaire Sir Anthony O'Reilly offered at Irish auctioneers Mealy’s earlier this week.


High price for high style Regency

26 March 2007

The highlight of the English and Continental furniture and objects sale conducted Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on March 21 was this walnut, rosewood veneered, satinwood crossbanded and parcel gilt side table c.1805.


Saleroom revises Anglo-Japanese values – to £80,000

04 December 2006

Initially catalogued as “an Eastern walnut three-tier table, brass mounted and fitted three flaps, 2ft (64cm) wide when open” and estimated at just £150-200, the appraisal of this stylish table seen at Simon Chorley of Southam, near Cheltenham, Gloucester on November 30 was radically upgraded when it was identified as the work of Aesthetic architect and designer Edward William Godwin (1833-1886).


Condition and colour help table to €180,000

22 May 2006

The ownership of this c.1760 Irish mahogany side table was traced by the late Sir Charles Brett, a prominent Ulster attorney and leading Irish historian, to his descendent Charles Brett of Belfast (1752-1829). He was a wine merchant in Belfast and Bordeaux in the 1780s and his many business concerns included interests in the Belfast Glass Works, Distillery, Chamber of Commerce and Shipping.


Second attempt sees Endsleigh’s Wyatt table go for £35,000

31 January 2005

Christie's King Street, 20 January, Buyer's Premium: 20/12%.The most expensive piece from the 26 lots offered from Endsleigh, the Devon cottage designed for the 6th Duke of Bedford was this 6ft (1.8m) wide carved oak side table designed c.1801-14 by Jeffry Wyatt, the architect responsible for the main decorative scheme at Endsleigh, and made by local cabinetmaker John Williams of Exeter.

George III giltwood and marble topped side table

05 February 2002

Since the Craven commodes were sold in London last November there has not been any exceptional English furniture at auction in Britain, but that all changed when Dreweatt Neate offered the remnants of Daisy Fellowes’ Berkshire estate at Donnington Priory on January 30.

Cobb and Vile side tables

21 June 2001

UK: TOPPING Christie’s June 14 English furniture sale at £420,000 was this pair of marble-topped side tables attributed to the Cobb and Vile partnership.

Late 18th century pair of Adam design marquetry side tables

08 May 2001

UK: A dozen telephone lines led to the Tithe Barn salerooms of Bruton Knowles, near Cheltenham on April 26, all contesting the finest lot of period satinwood in the provinces this year.

Early 18th century Irish mahogany side table

03 July 2000

Back in 1948 a Dublin auctioneer sold the contents of a local property belonging to one Dr Cremins, which included a number of antiques purchased in the early years of the 20th century.