Martin Dutton ‘Lizardman’ Oak Leaf Bowl

Stock ref: DS2278

Circa 1950s

A  rare and beautiful solid oak Fruitbowl carved in the form of a leaf from the talented ex Mouseman craftsman Martin 'Lizardman' Dutton of Huby. Carved and tooled internally and externally with Martin's trademark and very distinctive Lizard signature to the inside of the bowl. 

Excellent darker fumed and waxed condition with no faults or repairs.

Martin Dutton (1921-2009) of Huby, Nr York was a talented craftsman who trained and worked at Thompson's through the war years. His solo work from the late 40s onwards bears  his distinctive Lizard carving. Martin, who was deaf from birth, later became the senior woodwork teacher at the  Yorkshire Residential School for the Deaf in Doncaster, the lizard carving later continued by his associate Yorkshire craftsman Derek Slater.

Size: 23.2(l) x 14.8(w) x 5(h)cm