Antique Billiards, Snooker Life Pool mahogany scoring cabinet

Antique Billiards, Snooker Life Pool mahogany scoring cabinet

£2,500
Reference

1161

A wonderful mahogany Billiards ,Snooker & Life pool combination scoring cabinet by George Wright of London, made circa 1875 with a very nice cut of mahogany a pediment top adorns this scoring cabinet .

A central slate section is flanked by lettered Life Pool sliding panels which reveal mother of pearl inlay and box wood ebony stars.

The makers original mark of "George Wright & Co London" is in perfect condition. 

Two revolving number bars with nicely aged brass runners and pointers  sit above symmetrical  ball storage cupboards and a central drawer which is used for the retrieval of "stake money". 

George Wright founded his billiard table business in 1868 and records indicate the company was operating from 162/164 Westminster Bridge Road London, he achieved much success and won gold medals at exhibitions in Australia and New Zealand in the early 1880s.

Dimensions:

Height 98 cm / 3' 2 34"
Width 107 cm / 3' 6 "
Depth 19 cm / 7 "