French walnut school house table that has been cut down to coffee table height with single drawer, wooden pegged legs, circa 1850 1
height: 20 in. 51 cm., width: 59 in. 150 cm., depth: 28.5 in. 72 cm.
Further readings and sources:
- During the 19th century, school house tables were popular pieces of furniture in classrooms, particularly in Europe. They were designed to be functional and sturdy, with simple lines and a utilitarian aesthetic. Walnut was a popular choice for these types of tables, as it is a strong and durable wood that can be stained or finished in myriad ways.
This a well-made and long-lasting piece of furniture in very good condition. ↩