Lot 168: The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. 1909
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 36 1/4 x 27 3/4 in./92 x 70.5 cm Founded in Ohio in 1845, the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company started as a carriage manufacturer, but quickly branched out to include a variety of other products - most notably, billiard tables. In this incredibly detailed American lithographic masterpiece, their bowling division is celebrated as a fascinating national pastime, with three tiers of spectators gathered in Madison Square Garden to witness the company-sponsored National Bowling Association's International Tournament. This was the first year that Canadian teams were allowed in the league. (sports)
Condition Report: B-/ Slight creasing; tears at edges. Framed.
Dimensions: 36 1/4 x 27 3/4 in./92 x 70.5 cm
Artist or Maker: ANONYMOUS