Large 19th Century French Walnut & Embossed Leather Snooker Bench (Banquette De Billiard)


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Object Description

A rare French walnut and original embossed leather billiard / snooker bench measuring over 7ft long.

French Circa 1850-60.

Extremely well executed, the padded leather armrests to each end, held by finely turned and fluted supports with carved disc patrea to the top, over a softly sprung original emboss leather upholstered long seat.

Raised on six conforming tapering ring turned fluted supports joined by H frame stretchers housing twin retractable foot rests all finishing on turned toupee feet.

Finished to the rear this bench can stand independently within the room.

Offered in excellent original condition this rare billiard snooker bench has been waxed to bring out a lovely colour and patina whistle retailing the original embossed leather and individual brass star studwork.


Height 34 1/2 inches – 87.5cm

Width 86 3/4 inches – 220.5cm

Depth 19 1/2 inches – 49.5cm

Seat Height 26 inches – 66cm

Depth With Footrest Extended 28 3/4 inches – 73cm

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Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:220.5 x H:87.5 x D:49.5 centimeters
  • period
  • country
  • year
    Crica 1850-60

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1438 869 819

Dealer Location

Benington, Hertfordshire, UK

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