This small occasional table was built to accommodate a friend’s circular fish tank. The design started with a quadrant shaped top to fit into a corner; however the quadrant shape imposed limitations on the use of the table for positions in a corner as it would look rather odd against a wall or in a room away from a wall.

The final shape evolved as an extension of the quadrant which accommodated the circular fish bowl, fitted into a corner, but could equally be placed anywhere in a room.

Only after building the piece did I discover such three legged tables were known as “Cricket” tables for their use in the UK by cricket fans where they could take the table outside on uneven ground with the three legs remaining stable regardless of the type of floor.

The table top and shelf are made of American Black Cherry and the base of Wenge.