Mechanical Tables: For All Occasions – Including Gaming

 

Sometimes, nothing needs to be said.

Watch and enjoy.

 

A key transforms this table into a desk, 18th Century

Getty Museum

 

Jean-François Oeben’s Mechanical table, c. 1761–63

Metropolitan Museum

 

Demonstration of the Roentgens’ dressing table, believed to have been “commissioned as a wedding gift from Abraham (1711–1793) and David Roentgen (1743–1807) by Friedrich August III, Elector of Saxony, to his bride in 1769.”

Metropolitan Museum: from the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt

 

David Fletcher discussing the unique design of the Fletcher Capstan Table.

 

 German cabinetmaker David Roentgen’s Gaming Table (1743 – 1807) 3D animation

– altered by Hystoria

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