Mostly Unreserved Retirement Sale On Behalf Of Academy Billiard Co
LOT 164: Burroughes & Watts 'Sir Tom Jones' Carved C1890
Another wonderful example of the craftsmanship of Burroughes & Watts, this table made in the Adam style in figured & carved mahogany c1890 and in beautiful condition. This table has the provenance of being owned by Sir Tom Jones when he lived in St. Georges Hill, Weybridge in the early 1970's and we have an original album sleeve on which he is pictured with this actual table in his billiard room. Also shown in the background of the image is the matching cupboard/scoreboard which will accompany the table together with a complement of period accessories. All beautiful original construction of the highest standard with the original Welsh slate bed.
LOT 163: Norval Columbian Pine C1870 - Previous Owner ‘Ozzy Osbourne’
A wonderful quality Full Size Billiard/Snooker table made by the Scottish billiard table makers of Norval & Sons, Glasgow, c1870 in lovely hand carved Columbian Pine. This table was owned for some years from c1987 by the rock star Ozzy Osbourne when he lived in Buckinghamshire, England, and was previously in a country house In Aberdeen. It is in lovely condition and has been restored to retain the original patina. Complete with a selection of period accessories including a period scoreboard by the same maker. Original Welsh slate bed.