Antique billiard snooker pool cue stand and scoring cabinet KInross House circa 1890
This imposing wall mountedbilliards or snooker cabinet in solid oak, by the original Burroughes & Watts of London , is a scorer for Billiards, snooker and Life Pool.
The broken pediment is surmounted by a central gadrooned finial above an egg and dart stepped cornice.
A central revolving double sided slate /mirror panel is flanked by lettered sliding panels with ivory bosses which move to reveal hidden boxwood and ebony ‘stars’ to mark the game of Life Pool, while revolving number bars which rotate from 1-100 have ivory reeded markers.
The base comprises a ball storage compartment with a glazed and hinged door, complete with lockable drawers for stake holding and retrieval.
The revolving billiard snooker or pool cue carousel in solid figured oak, also by Buroughes & Watts, has gadrooned finials above a tri-form top with the original ivory clips for cue retention. The central fluted column is flanked by three similar uprights raised on a revolving base supported by three massive lion’s paw feet with scrolling acanthus foliage.
English circa 1880.