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Stock ref: DS2684

Circa 1980s/early 90s

An excellent large solid oak and leather seated Stool from the ex mouseman craftsman Robert (Bob) 'Wrenaman' Hunter of Thirlby near Thirsk. Of  four legged rectangular form with original dark green leather seat secured by upholstery pins and Bob's signature wren carved in low relief to the centre of one upper rail.

Excellent  condition and colour  to the wood and upholstery.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 49.5(w) x 39.5(d) x 36(h)cm

£ 335

 

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Stock ref: DS2696

Circa 1980s/early 90s

A very rare 16" wide solid oak wall hung Gated Letter Rack by the ex mouseman craftsman Robert (Bob) 'Wrenaman' Hunter of Thirlby near Thirsk, with extra fencing either side of the gate. Collectors will know they are usually 12" wide.

Wonderful condition and colour  just a slight chip to the end of the carved wren's beak. Original label to the rear with  early phone number confirming it as one of Bob's early pieces.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 40.6(w) x 12(d) x 20(h)cm

£ 335

 

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Stock ref: DS2695

Circa 1980s / early 90s

An excellent and unusual pair of 13" tall solid oak display stands, each with a signature wren  sitting on the top, from the ex mouseman craftsman Robert (Bob) 'Wrenaman' Hunter of Thirlby near Thirsk. Ideal for displaying larger plates, photos, pictures etc.

Superb condition and colour and no damage to the carved wrens.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 22.5(w) x 20.5(d) x 33.5(h)cm

£ 330 Pair

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Stock ref: DS2694

Circa 1980s/early 90s

An excellent and unusual pair of 8" tall solid oak display stands, each with a signature wren  sitting on the top, from the ex mouseman craftsman Robert (Bob) 'Wrenaman' Hunter of Thirlby near Thirsk.

Superb condition and colour and no damage to the carved wrens.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 9(w) x 12(d) x 20.3(h)cm

£ 265 Pair

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Stock ref: DS2468

Circa 1980s

A wonderful Glazed Oak Display Dresserfrom the workshop of ex mouseman craftsman  Robert (Bob) 'Wrenman' Hunter of Thirlby, near Thirsk.  Features a removable top section with a central open  display / bookcase with three shelves, flanked by glazed display cupboards to either side. The base unit features an adzed top, a bank of thre central drawers and a pair of panelled cupboards either side with removable inner shelves. Panelled sides and rear.

Wonderful original condition and depth of colour.

Great value.

Size: 170.5(w) x 49(d incl door handles) x 175(h)cm

£ 2,450

 

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Stock ref: DS2687

Circa 1980s / early 90s

An excellent solid oak circular Wine / Occasional Table from the talented ex mouseman craftsman Bob 'Wrenman' Hunter of Thirlby.  The lipped circular table standing on a carved central stem supported by swept tripod legs. Superbly detailed wren carving to one of the legs.

Excellent condition and colour.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 30.5(dia) x 57(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS2698

Circa 1980s / early 90s

An exquisite small tooled oak heart shaped trinket box with signature wren  sitting on the detachable lid from the ex mouseman craftsman Robert (Bob) 'Wrenaman' Hunter of Thirlby near Thirsk.

Superb condition and colour.

We've seen these little boxes reach hammer prices in excess of £ 500 at auction, such is their popularity when they come to market and two determined buyers want the piece.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 5(w) x 5(d) x 5.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS2697

Circa 1980s/early 1990s

An exquisite pair of carved oak Bookends from the talented ex mouseman craftsman Bob 'Wrenman' Hunter of Thirlby.  Superbly detailed carving, each tree and wren carved from a solid block of oak.

Excellent colour, we are aware of a tree branch breakage on one piece which we've had reglued and is shown in the image gallery. The same bookend has a small chip loss on the beak of the wren.

Original labels to the base with the pre 01... phone number, confirming their early  date for a wrenman piece.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size:  8.5(w) x 11(d) x 18(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS2699

Circa 1980s / early 90s

An excellent solid carved oak Napkin Ring by the ex mouseman craftsman Bob 'Wrenman' Hunter.  In our opinion these are the best carved napkin rings of any of the Yorkshire craftsmen. The carved oak logs and the wren's are equisite.

Excellent conditon and colour.

Marked to the underside as shown in the image gallery below.

Size: 5.2(w) x 5 9d) x 6(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS2700

Circa 1980s / early 90s

An exquisite carved oak wren sitting on a contrasting circular wood trunk base by the ex mouseman craftsman Bob 'Wrenman' Hunter of Thirlby, near Thirsk.

Superb condition, no loss to the beak or tail, both of which are prone to damage.

Provenance: Susan & Dennis Exley Collection, avid collectors of the Yorkshire craftsmen's work from the 1970s to 2000s.

Size: 9 (dia) x 6.5(h)cm

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