Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson Bespoke Early Oak Hall Stand

Stock ref: DS1993

Circa 1930s/early 40s

A superb  statement piece of early Mouseman bespoke commissioned for a family relative, a solid english oak Hall Stand from the Kilburn workshops of Robert Thompson. It's a striking and imposing piece, standing 6'6" tall and 3'10" wide and will look fabulous in a hall way or country kitchen. Features a signature penny moulded top above an adzed panelled back  inset with a mirror and 6 hat / coat pegs, surrounded by arts and crafts chip carved detailing. The seat base with two open stick/umbrella holders, a lift up seat with compartments inside and a panelled front and sides, standing on octagonally carved feet. A trademark mouse carved beautifully in high relief  to the front upright.

Superb condition, cleaned of minor paint spashing and re-waxed with deep chestnut brown darker fumed colour tones.

Provenance: commissioned for Percy Cartwright's sister & hence by family/relative decent. ( Percy(1900-1988) married Robert Thompson's only child, Elsie(1906-1994), their children and grandchildren in turn taking over the family business which continues today.)

Size: 117(w) x 40(d) x 197.5(h)cm