Lot 181 (20th Century Decorative Art and Design - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 9th October 2018)

A pair of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson monk’s armchairs

A pair of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson monk’s armchairs,
each back rail with a carved boss and mask, the central splat with a shield carved with the Horlick coat of arms and inscribed ‘Labore Et Scientia’, the sides with flower heads, the seat with, latticed leather, with an ’X’ stretcher, mouse signatures to front right legs (2)

Robert Thompson ledger, 1930, Messers Horlick Slough ‘Monks Chairs with coats of arms £6 each'.
Provenance: The Horlicks Collection

Sold for £4,600

Condition report
Stained seats, blocked beneath the seats and to the inner frame.


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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: 20th Century Decorative Art and Design - Two Day Sale (DAY ONE), 9th October 2018

The Arts & Crafts Movement and the Horlicks' Collection of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Furniture

5 October 2018 9am - 5pm
7 October 2018 10am - 1pm
8 October 2018 9am - 5pm
9 October 2018 from 9am

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