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ANTIQUE BRUNSWICK VICTORIAN POOL TABLE | Antiques of America and Collectibles for Sale
ANTIQUE BRUNSWICK MONARCH VICTORIAN POOL TABLE , LION BASE Restored Victorian Brunswick 4' x 8' pool table. The model is called " The Monarch". It was made by Brunswick in the late 1870's, early 1880's. This model is considered one of the most elaborate, impressive and desirable pool tables ever made. J.M. Brunswick & Balke - The Monarch, 1880's, 4' x 8', deep true mahogany with California laurel, burl ash, French walnut, birdseye maple, rosewood, ebony, mahogany and tulip woods inlays. Cast iron full-body lion base with gold leaf. The table carriage has burled walnut with numerous inlaid woods, probably ebony, tulipwood, burl ash, maple, mahogany and rosewood. The rosewood top rails are inlaid with ivory diamond sights. The base consisting of four lions is cast iron and has no welds or repairs. Although the gold gilt on the base is not as flashy as some that I have seen, I believe it is probably the original gold gilt. The Slate: the four piece slate has no breaks. The slate