Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson Oak Workbox

Stock ref: DS1041

Circa 1970's.

Panelled rectangular workbox, traditionally made as a sewing,needlework or knitting  workbox. Features a hand adzed hinged lid, with storage area inside, over a single  drawer which is partitioned for storage of small items such as cotton reels etc. Stands on carved octagonal legs with signature mouse carving in high relief. 

Superb deep waxed condition with no damage. The colour and graining commensurate with its age. Sourced from a private collection  that was acquired over many years.

Size: 51(w) x 33(d) x 61(h) cm
        1’ 8”(w) x 1’1”(d) x 2’(h) ins

A similar age and quality piece sold for £1694 (incl comm) at Tennants on 23/7/11, making this great value.