Glossary Section N: Neo-Classicism - Nested Tables

A decorative style based on the restrained use of Greek and Roman architectural form and ornament and characterised by a sober, rectilinear emphasis.
Nested Tables
Or Nest Of Tables. A set of small light tables that can be stacked to fit below the largest one of the set. There are usually four, but, sometimes as few as two. Tops of the smaller tables are made to slide in runners fitted under the tops of the larger tables.