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ROBERT MOUSEMAN THOMPSON RARE EARLY TRIPLE OAK CANDELABRA

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A carved oak triple sconce Candelabra by Robert Mouseman Thompson of Kilburn with carved signature mouse climbing and cast iron sconces

Height 39cm high

Excellent condition with good colour

SOLD

 

Provenance: Bramshill House Police Training College, Hampshire.

Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson’s records show an order from The Secretary of the Police College at Hendon dated July 6th 1939 for sixteen candelabra to be sent on completion to Maj. JA Ferguson, Commandant’s House, Metropolitan Police College, Aerodrome Road, Hendon, London NW9. The cash books show that the cost of the order was £20 and paid in September 1939. These were a one-off commission made especially for the Police College