Ten Vintage (or Reproduction) Bedside Tables and Nightstands

Ten Vintage (or Reproduction) Bedside Tables and Nightstands

Catrin Morris
Mar 10, 2011

Sometimes antiques or vintage pieces are beautiful but impractical. These night stands, however, fulfill (to varying degrees) my two main requirements in a bedside table: adequate surface area and sufficient storage space in the form of shelves or drawers. The addition of a vintage or antique table can be just the thing to revive an otherwise neutral contemporary room.

And if your budget prohibits you from investing in a larger (and pricier) antique like a sideboard or dining room table, occasional tables are likely to be a more affordable option. If you are looking for a bedside table remember to expand your search terms: In addition to occasional tables, side tables, and night stands, console tables and coffee tables can sometimes work (even if it means sawing off the bottom of the table...not advisable with a true antique of course!).

1 Teak side table, Midcentury LA, $375.
2 Pembroke drop leaf bedside table. Crafted of solid walnut about 1915. Harp Gallery at Ruby Lane, $575.
3 Old farm table that has been cut down to serve as a bedside table. Because, if you have the space, why not have a longer table next to your bed? HGTV.
4 Vintage 1960s gold painted Italian console. I love the idea of using a console table as a bedside table because it takes up less of a footprint and is such a unique look. Trouble is that most console tables (this one included) are too high to be practical for most beds. Still, with a higher mattress and lots of pillows this console table could look really fun next to the bed. Antiques by CR King, $500.
5 This tiered table provides lots of shelf space for books and other miscellany. It also comes in white. Wisteria, $399.

6 English Victorian mahogany table made in 1890. Antique Elements in Design on Ruby Lane, $425. Quite a steal for a legitimate antique.
7 Side table from Wisteria. On sale for $91.60 (60% off).
8 Danish modern occasional table. Danish Teak Classics, $295.
9 1960s end table. Lost and Found Vintage Treasures at Ruby Lane, $85.
10Danish Teak Classics, $345.

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