Magnificent Carved Walnut Full Size Billiard Table and Accessories

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Object Description

A Magnificent Carved Walnut Full Size (12ft x 6ft) Billiard Table and Accessories by Cox & Yeman.

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

This exceptional full-size billiard table, by one of the most renowned English manufactures of the second half of the nineteenth century, is of well figured walnut with substantial baluster carved legs, each headed by superbly carved lion heads and acanthus scrolls.

The table is accompanied by a rare walnut scoreboard by Cox and Yeman, an oak and beechwood revolving cue stand, a set of twenty two `Aramith Phenolic’ resin billiard balls, and a collection of twenty cues and rests in ash and other timbers.

English, Circa 1880.

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

Object History

The Billiard table manufacturers Cox and Yeman, was established in the 1850’s and by 1873 was trading from premises at 184 Brompton Road, London.

Famed for the quality of their tables they are recorded as supplying important patrons such as the Duke of Wellington, the Earl of Jersey, the Nwab Nizam of Bengal the Duke of Richmond and the King of Siam.

They were also noted as suppliers of Billiard tables for the War Office and the Admiralty, supplying the far-flung outposts of the Empire and producing ‘Tables and Lamps made expressly for India and Extreme Climates’.

In 1876 the partnership was dissolved but the company continued to trade successfully under the Cox and Yeman name, under the direction of Henry Cox, until finally closing in 1910.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)20 7495 2324
+447500 832323

Dealer Location

Audley House, 3 The Grange
Albion Street, Brighton
West Sussex BN42 4EN

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