9th October 2021 9:30 GMT/BST
Robert Mouseman Thompson (1876-1955): An English Oak Cheese Board, of standard form, with carved mouse trademark on the board, 38cm wide
Cheese boards were first made in the 1930s. Early examples have the mouse carved on the board, in the 1960s the mouse was moved onto the handle.
Sold for £500
Estimated at £250 - £350
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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