A demilune table is a half round table which is which is considered a formal and elegant piece of accent furniture. Demilune tables can be considered a type of console table. A console table is versatile and is commonly found in a hallway or next to an entry door for easy access to everyday items like keys and purses. They can also be place behind a sofa or in a dining room.
Demilune tables are generally smaller, with half round table tops, and a flat backside. Some designs allow for storage such as a small drawer or some shelves. There are some where the half circle table top will lift up providing access to a concealed compartment. Demilune tables usually have three to four legs and can be decorated with some ornamental carving or have scrolls and other design elements painted on or inlaid into them.
These tables are very popular for home decorating due to their elegant form and the many styles and designs that are available. A demilune table is perfect for small entryways and hallways since it allows for a more accessible movement through those spaces due to the curved design not projecting out as much as a rectangular table would with its sharp corners.
When looking at a demilune table for your house you should take into consideration your existing home decor and try to find one that will match appropriately both in style and scale. Also, look at the construction of the table to determine if was glued together or assembled with pegs and screws. If it was glued together then the table could be less stable and deteriorate overtime. Look and see if the backing or trim pieces are made from fiber board or veneer rather than real wood. This will help to determine the quality of the furniture and therefore should be reflected in the price.