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Vintage Nightstands Enhance Your Home Decor

Whether it's an antique nightstand with a marble top or an antique three-drawer side table, you will delight in the character it adds to your home's ambiance. You may lean towards used antique nightstands that have a distressed look or vintage nightstands with nearly new features. Either way, it's a great way to furnish your home with an eco-friendly option found on eBay.

What styles of old nightstands are for sale online?

Antique nightstands come in a broad range of styles. You are certain to find one that is just right for your home. With all the choices online, you can match your current bedroom set or select something very different to create a conversation piece. An antique nightstand may come in the following styles: Napolean II, Moroccan, Mid-century, Mexican, Mediterranean, Louis XVI, Louis XIV, Louis XII, Louis Phillipe, Jacobean, Italian, Hollywood Regency, Hepplewhite, Gothic, Georgian, Continental, Colonial, Chippendale, Chinese Chippendale, Chinese, Charles X, Biedermeier, Baroque, Asian, Arts and Crafts, Mission style, and Art Nouveau. In addition, you will find these styles:

  • Adams
  • Adirondack
  • Americana
  • American Country
  • Art Deco
What types of materials are antique nightstands made with?

Vintage nightstands are typically made from wood. Some vintage nightstands use veneers like tigerwood maple or mahogany. On occasion, you might find some other types of materials, although these are usually reserved for embellishments and adornments. These materials include stone, steel, silver, resin, porcelain, ormolu, mirror, glass, crystal, copper, chrome, bronze, brass, and Bakelite. The woods used for vintage nightstands are just as varied. These include tiger maple, teak, rosewood, rubberwood, satinwood, rattan, pine, oak, ebony, chestnut, cherry, cedar, and the following:

  • Cane
  • Birch
  • Beech
  • Bamboo
  • Ash
Design elements of antique nightstands

Differences between vintage nightstands might be legs, tabletops, carvings, and embellishments. You might find a charming vintage nightstand with a marble top. An antique nightstand with drawers is common, but side drawers are found less frequently. Some come with intricate inlays. In addition, veneers come in a wide variety. The feet may be bun or ball. In addition, you may find specialty metals used for the hardware like drawer pulls, drawer knobs, and hinges if used. The finishes can be quite varied as well. Some may be naturally distressed or have a like-new condition. The shapes you will find are square, rectangle, round, oval, and triangular for corners. Look for unique features in the following:

  • Side drawers
  • Trestles
  • Claw feet
  • Mirrors
  • Specialty veneers
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