S/1451 Oak Saddle Seat Stool by Robert Thompson 'The Mouseman'
A solid oak saddle seat stool by Robert Thompson of Kilburn (1876-1955) 'The Mouseman'. The burred seat is raised on octagonal chamfered legs united by stretchers with block feet. The whole has a lovely honey colour and retains a patinaion.
It is claimed that the mouse motif came about accidentally in 1919 following a conversation about 'being as poor as a church mouse'.
16¼ in. (41.5 cm.) Wide
10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) Deep
14¼ in. (36 cm.) High
English Circa 1935