Curtained bedside table, late 18th century

Curtained bedside table, late 18th century


Charming late 18th century bedside cabinet with curtain. Opening with a drawer topped by a curtain, top in red marble from Flanders.
Cambered legs with gilt bronze sabots.

Further information


46 cm


77.5 cm


34.5 cm

A night table or bedside table is a piece of furniture that is characterised by its small size.
From the 17th and 18th centuries onwards, the bedside table became very important, as women began to entertain more in their private flats, bedrooms or anterooms.
The piece of furniture became more elegant and followed fashion. The bedside table was fitted with niches and drawers.