‘Mouseman’ Robert Thompson, Early Oak 9 1/4” Fruitbowl

Stock ref: DS2264

Circa late 1930s/40s

An excellent example of the highly sought after solid oak 9 1/4" Fruitbowl by Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson. Adzed and tooled all over with a wonderful rich depth of colour and patina with no cracks or breakages and an excellent mouse carving to the 

Prices for these earlier made fruitbowls are rising very rapidly, only a week ago we witnessed a £ 1300 hammer price at a very well know auction house for Mouseman pieces (£ 1612 incl buyers premium). 

Privately purchased and sensibly priced. Proof that auction houses aren't necessarily the place to 'bag a bargain' when it comes to 'Mouseman and the Critters' pieces. We are experienced enough to know the current trade and retail values of particular pieces.

Size: 23.5(dia) x 7.5(h)cm