Image credits: A.Saunders, Antiques Atlas

What to expect to pay

£200-£700

Primitive Cricket Table

The Find

A more rustic and sculptural version of the ever popular
three-legged cricket table are those of the ‘primitive’ style.
In keeping with the wabi sabi idea of appreciating imperfections, the primitive styles are an easy way of making a side table slightly more of a feature.

Ideally around 2 foot tall and approximately 50 cm in diameter, try to find one that has a good patina and fine legs. They usually originate from the 18th century and were made in a variety of woods; elm, ash, oak, sycamore, burr (try to ensure that the wood of the legs matches that of the base).

Where you should look

Antiques Atlas, Love Antiques, Selling Antiques, Ebay, Gumtree,

Key Searchwords

Primitive Cricket table, Primitive Elm Table, Primitive Three Legged Table, Primitive Tripod Table, Oak and Country Table, Country Furniture, Ash Tripod Table, Cheese Top Table
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