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Antique Billiard snooker table solid oak decorative carvings

£ POA

Reference
1017
Height
83.8 cm (32 1/1")
Width
386.0 cm (151 1/1")
Depth
205.0 cm (80 3/4")
£32,000

The shaped, paneled legs of this handsome full size 12ft x 6ft solid oak antique billiard tor snooker able are adorned with pendant husks hanging from an acanthus leaf, the sturdy side frame is decorated with a beaded edge and a vitruvian scroll border while the cushion friezes are embellished with a continuous band of crisply carved acanthus.

The table retains it original five piece 2 inch slate bed. 

The makers plaque is subtly concealed behind one of the sliding panels adjoining the cushion frieze. 

English circa 1900

Height
83.8 cm (32 1/1")
Width
386.0 cm (151 1/1")
Depth
205.0 cm (80 3/4")
Literature
Footnote: John Thurston (1777-1850) was an apprentice cabinetmaker at Gillows of Lancaster London branch: In 1799 he established his own company and specialised in billiard tables and associated billiard room furniture .