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REF No. B66750/1
London, Circa 1880.

Height 91 cm / 36 inches
Width 201 cm / 79 inches
Length: 380 cm / 150 inches

An Exceptional Carved Walnut Full Size Billiard Table with a moulded frieze punctuated by miniature lion masks, the eight turned and carved square tapering legs with lion mask captials flanked by leaf scroll brackets.

One end bearing an ivorine label ?COX & YEMAN / Billiard Table Manufacturers / 184 BROMPTON ROAD, / London?.

The Billiard table manufacturers Cox and Yeman, who traded from premises at 184 Brompton Road London are recorded as suppliers of Billiard tables for the War Office and the Admiralty. They also retailed accessories for the far-flung outposts of the Empire and claimed to produce "Tables and Lamps made expressly for India and Extreme Climates".

Dimensions of Playing Surface:
Width: 178 cm / 70 inches
Length: 357 cm / 141 inches

Provenance:
The Moreton family, Pickenham Hall, Norfolk.

Pickenham Hall was remodelled by the architect William John Donathorn for W.L. Chute in 1829 and rebuilt in 1903 by Robert Weir Chultz before passing to the Moretons in 1924. The table was reputedly played on by Sir Winston Churchill.

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  • Origin : UNITED KINGDOM

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