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Stock ref: DS1646

Circa late 1980s

An excellent adzed oak Glazed Corner Display Cabinet from ex mouseman craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Fully adzed to the frame and panels, in line with early mouseman craftmanship, featuring the traditional penny moulded frieze top with a lockable,  leaded and glazed panelled display cupboard with three internal glass shelves. Below is a panelled cupboard with internal fixed shelf, all complemented by traditional wrought iron fittings.  Malcolm's trademark foxes face is carved in relief to prominently to the upper front of the glazed cupboard section.

Cleaned and rewaxed in our worlshop it presents in excellent condition in it's natural medium oak colour.

Malcolm trained and worked at Robert Thompson's in the 1960s through to 1983 when he established Fox Furniture in Cartlon Husthwaite, adopting the fox signature that Don Craven had  originally established and used  up until his retirement. Malcolm retired  and closed his business about two years ago.

Size: 73(w) x 46(d) x 187(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1640

Circa 1990s

An excellent example of a 9 3/4" diameter oak fruitbowl from former mouseman craftsman Malcolm' Foxman' Pipes who established his own business in Cartlton Husthwaite, near Thirsk in 1983. Adzed and tooled all over, baize lined to the base, with a detailed tudor rose carved  centrally in the bowl and his signature foxes face  incised to the outside of the bowl.

Presented in pristine condition with a lovely medium oak colour. 

Malcolm retired and closed his business a couple of years ago.

Size: 25(dia) x 7.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1614

Circa 1998

A superb 4 branch oak chandelier from  the  mouseman trained and now retired Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes of Carlton Husthwaite, near Thirsk. Beautifully carved and constucted with adzing to all surfaces and a large acorn end finial. Brass bulbholders and modern 3 core earthed wiring which connect through the chandelier to a brass ceiling boss. The boss has an 03/97 manufacturing label on the inner electrical fitting and is a two part 'easy sliding fit' allowing for quick and easy removal of the complete light fitting from the ceiling if required. Excellent condition and colour.

Size: 47(dia) x 38(h excluding boss fitting, 50.5 including fitting)cm

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Stock ref: DS1613

Circa late 1980s

A superb and rare to market burr oak topped stool from the recently retired and former mouseman  craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Of rectangular form with a distinctive and heavily burred top supported by  four subtly adzed  and carved legs, joined by lower stretchers. Solid pinned joints with no looseness and presents in a superb medium fumed clear wax finish.

Size: 40(w) x 27(d) x 39)h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1612

Circa late 1980s

A superb quater sawn  oak  panelled storage / blanket chest  from ex mouseman craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Subtly adzed panels and framework to the top, front and sides  and presented in  superb condition both internally and externally. Cleaned and re-polished in our workshop with a lovely deep medium fumed  and clear waxed finish.

Size: 105(w) x 43(d) x 56(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1367

1987/88

A pristine example of an oak dished top stool made by ex mouseman craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Traditional curved and subtly adzed top with exposed pins formed by steaming and bending into shape. Four square ladzed legs with octagonal carved detailing joined by stretchers. Malcolm's trademark foxes face incised to one leg.

This is just one piece from a large collection of Foxman pieces acquired privately directly from the estate of a lady who corresponded regularly with Malcolm and his mother up to the time of her recent death. All the pieces from this estate have been cherished from new and are in pristine condition.

Size: 42.3(w) x 28(d) x 38(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1364

1987/88

A pristine condition oak and leather carver armchair from former mouseman craftsman Malcolm Pipes. Features an adzed panelled back with inset carved tudor rose, adzed octagonal carved front legs and square rear legs, joined by stretchers. Green cow hide seat with antiqued brass studding, all in excellent carefully used  condition. Malcol's signature foxes face is carved to the front leg.

This is just one piece from a large collection of Foxman pieces acquired privately from the estate of a lady who corresponded regularly with Malcolm and his mother up to the time of her recent death. All the pieces have been lovingly cherished  from new and are in immaculate condition.

Size: 53.5(w) x 55(d) x 93.5(h)

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Stock ref: DS1363

1987/88

An excellent dining set from ex mouseman craftsman Malcolm Pipes comprising a 4'10" dropleaf gateleg dining table and a set of 4 panel backed dining chairs, each piece carved with malcolm's trademark foxes face.  The table top and legs are adzed and in superb condition with no water or other staining to the top and just one very minor surface scratch. The chairs feature subtly adzed panelled backed each carved with a tudor rose and adzed front legs with exceptuonally clean corded fabric seat tops in a neutral colour that will suit any roomset.

This is just one piece from a large collection of Foxman pieces acquired privately from the estate of a lady who corresponded regularly with Malcolm and his mother up to the time of her recent death. All the pieces have been lovingly cherished  from new and are in immaculate condition.

A carver dining chair from the same original ownership  is also available separately, if required, covered in green leather hide. (see stock ref: DS1364)

Size: Table - 148(l) x 99(w) x 74.5(h) cm

         Chairs - 44(w) x 44.5(d) x 83.5(h) cm

These gateleg tables were and remain  as expensive to buy new as the refectory style tables and currently represent great value on the vintage market. This whole set inclusive of the 4 chairs is on offer for considerably less than the current price  you would pay for a new gateleg table.

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Stock ref: DS1366

1987/88

A wonderful nest of three tables by former mouseman craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Each table adzed to the top and legs, the legs with octagonal carved detailing. Superb stain free condition, the two smaller tables don't look to have been used at all. The top table is also free from any staining but has very slight sun fading to the edges as the middle was always protected with a table cloth. 

This is just one piece from a large collection of Foxman pieces acquired privately from the estate of a lady who corresponded regularly with Malcolm and his mother up to the time of her recent death. All the pieces have been lovingly cherished  from new and are in immaculate condition. 

Sizes:  Lge 62(w) x 38.5(d) x 46.5(h), Med 50.5(w) x 32(d) x 41.5(h), Sml 39(w) x 26(d) x 37(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1360

1987/88

A superb example of a 5' glazed display dresser / sideboard from former mouseman craftsman Malcolm 'Foxman' Pipes. Fully panelled and adzed all over in line with pre- 1970s mouseman craftsmanship. The  two door glazed and leaded upper section  is detachable from the lower dresser / sideboard to aid transport and features penny moulding along the top and two fixed delft shelves internally. Below is a thoughtfully designed dresser / sideboard featuring three upper drawers, one centre one baize lined for cutlery above a shelved cupboard which opens widely to allow extremely good access. All comlimented with a mixture of wooden and wrought iron fittings. Malcolm's trademark fox is incised  prominently to the upper glazed section. Superb condition and colour.

This is just one piece from a large collection of Foxman pieces acquired privately from the estate of a lady who corresponded regularly with Malcolm and his mother up to the time of her recent death. All the pieces have been lovingly cherished  from new and are in immaculate condition.

It represents excellent value, this exact design is not available from stock but  to buy new it would be between £6000 - £7000, a similar sized Mouseman piece is now in excess of £10,000.

Size: 152.5(w) x 46.5(d) x 200(h) cm

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