Antique Game Tables

At Fireside Antiques, you can find antique game tables from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Choose from an intentional selection of the finest Victorian game tables, midcentury modern checkers tables, and more for your dining room, sitting room, living room, or bedroom. 

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  • French 19th Century Gueridon Inlaid Game Table

    $3,200.00

    29.88"H x "W x 26"D

    Dimensions: 29-⅞”H x 26”Diameter

    A wonderfully unique game table crafted in 19th century France. Topped with a colorful piece of marble and surrounded by a cast brass pierced gallery. The apron houses two drawers and two slides with metal hardware to easily slide open. Both drink slides feature inset leather tops and bring the maximum width to 40”. A gorgeous, subtle inlay depicting flowers adorns the apron and drawer fronts. Square, tapered legs feature lovely inlay work as well and brass sabot feet for continued support. The game top is a separate piece that is placed atop the marble and fits within the brass gallery. The removable top is inset with a dark green leather on one side and also features a delicate inlay along the perimeter. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the wonderful craftsmanship and current condition.

  • French 19th Century Envelope Game Table

    $2,200.00

    29.50"H x 20.13"W x 20.13"D

    Dimensions: 29-½”H x 20-⅛”W x 20-⅛”D

    This funky game table is a great way to add tons of character to any room without sacrificing too much space. Twisting the folded top clockwise will raise one of the envelope triangles with a simple mechanism on the interior of the fold. Once raised it is easy to open the rest of the table top to reveal a green felt playing surface and four counter wells. The felt is in good antique condition with minor wear. The apron houses a single drawer to easily store and access your cards, chips, or dominos. Rectangular, tapered legs support the whole. A very thin band of light wood inlay details the whole; accentuating the folds on top, drawer front and legs. Finished on all sides; meant to seat four chairs. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the great patina and condition.

    Detailed Measurements-
    Closed: 29-½”H x 20-⅛”W x 20-⅛”D
    Open: 28-½” H x 28-⅜”W x 28-⅜” D
    Open Knee Clearance: 27-¼”H

  • French 19th Century Inlay & Ebony Game Table

    $3,450.00

    30.25"H x 34.75"W x 17.50"D

    Dimensions: 30-¼”H x 34-¾”W x 17-½”D

    This beautiful ebonized game table from 19th century France is an eye catcher in any space! In its folded state, an intricate urn and floral crest with inlay brass and mother of pearl graces the center. A detailed brass trim borders the shaped edge. When open the game top measures 29-½”H x 34-⅝”W x 34-⅝”D. The green felt game surface, perimetered by gold tooling, is in great condition for its age. Adorned with brass ormolu and sabots; the fluted, tapered legs elegantly support the whole. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the great condition of the piece!

  • Late 18th Century Dutch Marquetry Game Table

    $9,200.00

    29.88"H x 43"W x 21.25"D

    Dimensions: 29-⅞”H x 43”W x 21-¼”D

    This Dutch game table/ console is made of mahogany with impressive satinwood marquetry, circa 1795. When in demi-lune form the beautiful marquetry motif of flowers, overflowing vase, swallows, and scrolling leaves is on full display. The detailed woodwork continues onto the apron and three front legs. The back leg pulls out, concealing a storage drawer that seconds as a support when the top is flipped open. The open table top is covered with a rich leather and stamped with a continuous vine perimeter. Straight, tapered legs are fixed with small metal feet to protect the wood. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at the unique features of this table.

At Fireside Antiques, you can find antique game tables from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Choose from an intentional selection of the finest Victorian game tables, midcentury modern checkers tables, and more for your dining room, sitting room, living room, or bedroom. 

Shop Vintage & Antique Game Tables

Browse our highly curated selection of the finest game tables that are just perfect for an evening of revelry and fun. Choose from a variety of beautiful materials and finishes, including maple, oak, chestnut, metal, and finishes such as gold, brass, and bronze, and timeless glass and ceramic antique game tables.

Whether you use antique game tables as statement pieces and conversation starters or as functional additions to your living room, these unique pieces bring a timeless charm. Choose from fancy chess-top-designed game tables to classic mahogany and rosewood chess tables, burlwood backgammon tables, felt-covered tables, and more.

Types of Game Tables

Game tables enhance your living space and add a decorative yet functional element. These tables don’t just give you a place to showcase art or set down a glass; they provide hours of game-playing fun and enjoyment. These unique furniture accent tables come in a selection of styles, such as new Regency, Art Deco, and midcentury modern.

You can find tables from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries with stunning craftsmanship from innovative designers. Choose from Louis XVi Amboyna for a classic, regal look or French Art Deco styles for a more modern, blocky design.

How to Choose a Game Table

From 3,000 BC, when people in India invented chess, to 1880s England, when table tennis tables became all the rage, tables for playing games have always existed.

Many game tables feature drawers that are perfect for holding game pieces or cards. If you are searching for a game table strictly for chess playing, there are fancy chess tables with beautifully designed table tops that are perfectly painted for classic chess playing.

In addition to chess, antique game tables are available with checkerboard tops which are ideal for a well-loved game of checkers shared among friends or family. Whether you are searching for the perfect game table for Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Poker, or another card game, there are many options to choose from.

When choosing the best game table to play on, think about the game you want to use it for, the type of wood, the style, and the size.

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