A billiard marker (or score keeper) of carved mahogany (American, 1892-1895) made by William Baumgarten & Co., NY, designed by Emile Baumgarten (American, 1865-1922) for use in The Breakers Billiard Room. The upper portion is of abacus form with two double rows of red and white beads used for keeping score. The frame is surmounted by scrolled cresting carved with foliage forms and a central flambeau finial. The upper portion rotates on a turned baluster pedestal with a gadrooned top and carved foliage around the bottom. This is raised on a concave-sided triangular base with paneled sides and three paw feet with carved foliage above.
71" x 32" x 18"
Gift of Countess Anthony Szapáry, 1974.
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