9th October 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

20th Century Design

  Lot 2080


Robert Mouseman Thompson (1876-1955): An English Oak 10ft Refectory Table, circa 1955, four-plank dowelled top, on four octagonal legs, joined by a floor stretcher, with two carved mice trademarks, 305cm by 120.5cm, 73cm, top 6.5cm thick See illustration

Made for the John Smith Brewery boardroom, Tadcaster

Sold for £15,000
Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000


. Splash/water marks to base, one of the mice has nicks to ears, natural grain cracks in legs, one edge has scratches and scuff marks- storage? The top sits on two pegs, scratches to the stretcher - shoes? Generally good order for a boardroom table.
This table was purcased by Marco Pierre White from a specialist dealer.

Auction: 20th Century Design, 9th October 2021

The sale will include 65 lots of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson furniture and furnishings from legendary chef Marco Pierre White’s hotel The Rudloe Arms in Wiltshire, as well as key pieces from some of the leading names in the Decorative Arts and 20th Century Design, such as Bernard Leach, Émile Gallé, Martin Brothers, Carlo Bugatti, Elizabeth Fritsch, and Rene Laliqué.


Thursday 7 October 10am-4pm, Friday 8 October 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am.

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