A pair of superb Robert Mouseman Thompson Bookends each carved in the form of a squirrel eating acorns with further acorns at their feet each fully adzed with carved opposite facing mouse signatures to each bookend
20 cm high
13.5 cm deep
Superb colour and condition
These bookends are extremely rare and we have only seen photos of similar examples with acorns at the squirrels feet later versions do not have this feature see Tennants sale lot 1795 18/07/08 for a later pair.
See also the cover of Mouseman the Legacy of Robert Thompson of Kilburn