Early Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Deep Fruit Bowl (9.5in) - 1940's
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Description: A beautiful example of an early hand carved and adzed deep fruit bowl. The very rich patina and almost chestnut colour is indicative of its maturity and unique grain pattern, The bowl has a very well carved mouse typical of this early period . This is an excellent and rarely found example of early mouseman Thompson work. Dimensions are diameter 24.5cm, height 6.5cm. Note: The mouse signature was moved on these large bowls to the centre of the bowl in the late 1950’s, and the later bowls made slightly wider and much shallower. See Mouseman Later Fruit Bowl.
Mousey Thompson Early Fruit Bowl
The rich colour and grain pattern of solid english oak fumed and aged.
A beautifully hand carved adzed exterior, any movement reflects light in a beautiful way.
A rich dark colour and grain pattern which goes right through the bowl.
This trademark very early style mouse has well defined features, which uniquely identifies the master carver who carved the bowl.