Ancient tables are great not only for history geeks but also for people who love a raw, rustic look and old-world charm in your decor. Periodic tables or ancient tables are tables used by the people in the ancient times and from the earlier ear. With the advancing technology, research and discoveries furniture has changed from being of a singular style to being multifaceted. From Greek to Roman to other civilizations, tables with unique characteristics of the olden times are invaluable. Most of the ancient furniture is kept in museums nowadays, but a few design ideas can be incorporated in household decor and furniture styles. Here are a few ancient furniture types and ideas to incorporate in today’s world:
Periodic tables from the Roman era were round top, single legged and tall. Some tables also were rectangular and based on the single leg for support. The table termed abacus is used for kitchen and utilitarian purpose, and to display cutlery and silverware. Mensa is a low, round and single legged table set next to couches and sofas. A round table, similar to Mensa can be set next to couches, sofas and loungers for display and decorative purposes, adds a soft look and looks extraordinary.
An ancient tree bark or a huge rock can be used to make a bold table in the center of the living room. The wood can be polished and sealed with a top coat to give a very nomadic era look. It looks raw and classy to have this center table and can be used for various purposes without the fear of stains or damage.
The tables from the Greek era were usually low set, with ancient chairs or couches known as klinai accompanied with it. The tables were either rectangular with three legs or circular tops with single leg. Periodic tables add a very royal look to the entire decor setting. Adding round tables with sculptures used as legs give a very Greek look. They have exquisite detailing and look extravagant and beautiful.