The gossip bench often referred to as a telephone table became popular shortly after the telephone.was invented in 1876. They were most popular between the 1930s and the 1950s, but there is no specific date of invention as it developed over time as a matter of convenience and necessity. This gossip bench is a British design recognizable because of its ornate finish and single drawer to store telephone books etc. The gossip bench measures and is available upholstered in a white brocade style fabric and has a walnut finish It measures 11.8cm long x 5 cm deep and 3.8 cm high.
Manufactured by JBM Miniatures