Antique Billiard snooker table solid oak decorative carvings

Antique Billiard snooker table solid oak decorative carvings

£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

Dimensions:

Height 83.8 cm / 2' 9 "
Width 386 cm / 12' 8 "
Depth 205 cm / 6' 8 "
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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 .