A console is narrow table, put to the wall; 3 sides of it countertops can be carving, and 4-th, facing the wall, always smooth. Often consoles have only two legs, and they are fixed to the wall. Place consoles are most commonly found in the spaces between the windows. Originally they were used in living rooms, boudoirs and cabinets. Could have drawers and shelves for storing small items, such as writing utensils. Often over them was suspended mirror that reflects clocks, vases.