News

April 20, 2018

Latest stock: Antique billiards tables

We have just added two fantastic tables to the website. Please click links below for more details:

 

  1. 8ft Geo. Edwards mahogany snooker diner circa 1895.
  2. 7ft Burroughes and Watts mahogany billiards table
A quality mahogany Geo. Edwards snooker diner, on round turned and fluted legs.

A quality mahogany Geo. Edwards snooker diner, on round turned and fluted legs.8ft.

April 13, 2018

Antique snooker scoreboard

Lovely antique snooker scoreboard, ready to go to its new owner.

To view all antique scoreboards for sale please click here.

Antique snooker scoreboard

Antique snooker scoreboard

March 23, 2018

Unique winding mechanism on 7ft snooker dining table

Just arrived, a fabulous George Wright snooker diner.

This 7ft mahogany table has a unique winding mechanism, plus carved tulip legs.

Geo Wright 7ft mahogany snooker diner with wind up mechanism

Geo Wright 7ft mahogany snooker diner with wind up mechanism

Watch the video here!

Full details of this table here: Rare Geo Wright snooker diner in mahogany B784

 

Antiques and Art

Antiques and Art, a winning combination!

What better way to complement your antique furniture than with a piece of beautiful art?

Below are just a few of the works currently for sale by landscape artist Jonathan Mansfield.

Jonathan is a Wiltshire-based landscape artist who works in mixed media on paper and canvas, and often on a large scale. Jon sells privately, to the trade, and to interior designers. Commissions are available on request.

View more of Jonathan’s artwork for sale, or find out about commissions, on his website:

www.jonathanmansfieldart.com

From Echilhampton. Jonathan Mansfield.2016. Landscape Artist.

From Etchilhampton. Jonathan Mansfield, 2016. 

Wiltshire Hills. 2018. Jonathan Mansfield. Landscape Artist.

Wiltshire Hills.  Jonathan Mansfield, 2018. 

Dorset Sea Response 11. Jonathan Mansfield. 2018.

Dorset Sea Response 11. Jonathan Mansfield, 2018.

                                                                                 

 

March 22, 2018

Antique revolving cue stand

A late Victorian  revolving cue stand in oak, by Burroughes and Watts.

Antique revolving cue stand. Burroughes and Watts.

Antique revolving cue stand. Burroughes and Watts.

 

View all cue stands for sale.

March 13, 2018

Rare Arts and Crafts oak snooker table. Absolute Stunner!

A unique Arts and Crafts style, full-size snooker table by Burroughes and Watts.

We have never seen one this like this before!

The image below shows the oak woodwork, after the old polish has been stripped away to reveal the beautiful inlaid details.

Also note the unusual feet. This is a real stunner!

Surely, an interior decorator’s dream piece for a games room.

Burroughes and Watts full size Arts and Crafts snooker table

Burroughes and Watts full size Arts and Crafts snooker table, with beautiful inlaid detail.

February 21, 2018

More Customer Feedback!

Delighted to receive this customer feedback, thank you.

”The table, wood colour & finishes are all fabulous. It looks stunning and what a privilege to have such a beautiful antique snooker/dining table to enjoy with family and friends. Thank you very much for all your help.”

Browns Antiques workshop

Workshop. Customer Feedback.Browns Antiques Billiards and Interiors

February 20, 2018

Rare Bar Billiards Table

Images showing the rare ‘end of pier’ style bar billiards table.  It has been restored so that balls can be fired, either with the cannon, or with the cues.

This item has now sold.

Rare vintage bar billiards table with cannon

Rare vintage bar billiards table with cannon

Rare vintage bar billiards table

Rare vintage bar billiards table

 

February 8, 2018

French polishing snooker table to match a colour sample

The images below show how we have French polished this antique snooker dining table to match the colour sample chosen by the customer.

This is an E J Riley table, and we have also polished an antique E J Riley scoreboard to match. (see last image).

When you buy a table from us, you will have the opportunity to be fully involved in the restoration, including being able to match the woodwork to any existing furniture you may own.  We prepare colour samples (polished pieces of wood) in various shades for you to choose from. All part of the service!

E J Riley antique snooker dining table, end and dining leaf.

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end, and dining leaf.

E J Riley antique snooker dining table leaf. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table leaf. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end. Polished to match colour sample (on top).

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end and antique scoreboard.. Polished to match colour sample.

E J Riley antique snooker dining table end and antique scoreboard.. Polished to match colour sample.

January 31, 2018

Customer Feedback

We had to share our latest customer feedback.  It’s always lovely to receive your comments, thank you very much.
”We were absolutely delighted with the service from beginning to end. From my first enquiry to find a table, Mark’s expertise and enthusiasm has been a great help. His skill in restoring the table he found for us was evident – it’s a fantastic piece of furniture and will become a great family heirloom. 
Thank you very much.”