This is a marvellous Antique mid-19. Century Old English Bagatelle Desktop Table. It includes 1 white with a spot, 4 red and 3 yellow balls, as one yellow ball is missing. It has a lovely wooden surround in good condition but the green baize and arched bumper have a lot of age-related wear.Please note there isnt a cue. The table measures approximately 94cm in length and 33cm wide. In the UK and US. The name "Bagatelle" was first used to describe such a game in 1819. Which developed into Bar Billiards during late 19. Century, whilst Parlour Bagatelle developed into the popular pinball type game. Instead of pockets theres a billiard table having nine holes sunk into the table at the semi-circular end.
These holes are usually numbered. There should be 1 black, 4 white and 4 red balls but there seems to have been a lot of variation depending on which part of the country it was being played.
This table has a white with a combination of yellow and red balls. The table can also be used to play Mississippi by the addition of a set of numbered arches that span the table across its width just in front of the circle of cups. This is a super and rare to find game that would also look great as a decorative item. We have many other collectable items for sale at affordable prices, please feel free to take a look. The item "ANTIQUE OLD ENGLISH BAGATELLE BAR BILLIARDS DESKTOP TABLE" is in sale since Friday, August 6, 2021.
This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Vintage & Classic Toys\Bagatelle". The seller is "hashtag_curios" and is located in Andover. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Russian federation.