Thomas Moore is overall Head of the Furniture and Works of Art department in London. He is in charge of the furniture section for the multi-disciplinary 'Home and Interiors' sales based at Knightsbridge, as well as being responsible for the furniture in the 'Decorative Arts: Through the Ages' sales at New Bond Street.
Since joining Bonhams in 2012, Thomas has played a major part in numerous highly successful auctions involving the sale of furniture and works of art. Particular personal highlights include: a George III mahogany hall settee (£173,000); a pair of Italian early 19th century micromosaic panels depicting Bacchus and a Bacchante (£74,000); a pair of George III carved mahogany open armchairs (£60,000); a Napoleon III ormolu mounted tortoiseshell, brass and pewter Boulle marquetry meuble d'appui attributed to Charles-Guillaume Winckelsen (£62,500); a George II walnut stool after a design by William Kent (£62,500); a George III mahogany serpentine commode attributed to Thomas Chippendale (£44,000); a German late 18th century ormolu and white marble mounted mahogany, burr elm, maple, mother-of-pearl and stained sycamore 'Schreibschrank' attributed to the circle of David Roentgen (£31,500); and an early 18th century walnut and marble mounted cabinet on stand inset with eleven Italian late 17th/early 18th century pietra dura and pietra paesina plaques (£31,500).
Prior to Bonhams, he worked for a brief period in the Fine Furniture department at Christie's King Street, before transferring to a role within the Furniture and Works of Art wing of the Interiors sales' team, then located at South Kensington.
Thomas attended Rugby School, and subsequently graduated with a B.A. Combined Honours in 2003 from the University of Kent. In 2007, he completed an M.A. in the Fine and Decorative Arts at Christie's Education in London, passing the course with merit.