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Stock ref: DS2344

Circa 1980s / 90s

A very rare and ususual large Yorkshire Citters Oak Ashtray, in excellent condition and beautifully carved with a signature Maze in low relief.  Excellent condition, display use only, finished in a deeper fumed colour, leather lined base.

We have not seen  an example of this craftsman's signature previously but our current belief is that it is most likely one of the former Acorn Industries (Alan 'Acornman' Grainger) craftsmen's solo work. 

If anyone out there can confirm any further details we will gladly give the correct attribution.

A superb collector's piece, sourced from a single owner collection of Yorkshire Critters ashtrays.

Size: 12.8(w) x 7.4(d) x 2.5(h)cm

£ 150

Stock ref: DS2345

Circa 1970s / 80s

A very rare excellent Yorkshire Citters Oak Ashtray, beautifully carved with a signature Ivy Leaf in low relief.  Excellent condition, display use only, finished in a deeper fumed colour.

We have seen  and sold examples of this craftsmans work previously, see our sold archive  stock ref: DS1322, Coffee Table. Whilst the craftsman's identity still remains unconfirmed, our current belief is that it is most likely one of the former Acorn Industries (Alan 'Acornman' Grainger) craftsmen's solo work. 

If anyone out there can confirm any further details we will gladly give the correct attribution.

Sourced from a single owner collection of Yorkshire Critters ashtrays.

Size: 11.2(w) x 7.7(d) x 2.3(h)cm

£ 140

Stock ref: DS2332

Circa late 1990s

An excellent pair of oak Bedside Cabinets by the 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Phil Langstaff of Carthouse Furniture. Each features a planed top with rear upstand over 3 fielded panel drawers with wooden drawer knobs, standing on a plinth style base with Phil's cartwheel signature centrally placed on the base. 

Excellent condition , warm medium oak finish. Some surface finish wear visible on one top has now been recified in our workshop.

Carthouse  Furniture was founded in 1995 by Phil Langstaff, the son of David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff. They moved to their current premises at Glebe Farm, Carleton Minniott near Thirsk in 2003 where they continue to produce handcrafted hardwood furniture, mostly in oak.

Size: 43.5(w) x 36(d) x 65(h)cm each.

£ 1,120 Pair

 

Stock ref: DS2328

Circa late 1990s

 

A superb oak Magazine Rack by the 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Phil Langstaff of Carthouse Furniture. Features a  central divider with carrying handle  and magazine storage either side with Phil's cartwheel signature centrally placed on one end. 

Excellent condition , warm medium oak finish.

Carthouse  Furniture was founded in 1995 by Phil Langstaff, the son of David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff. They moved to their current premises at Glebe Farm, Carleton Minniott near Thirsk in 2003 where they continue to produce handcrafted hardwood furniture, mostly in oak.

Size: 45.5(w) x 24(d) x 41(h)cm

£ 335

 

Stock ref: DS2331

Circa late 1990s

A superb large bespoke sized oak Chest of Drawers by the 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Phil Langstaff of Carthouse Furniture. Features a  planed top with rear upstand over 2 short and 3 long graduated drawers with fielded panel drawer fronts and wooden knobs, standing on a plinth style base with Phil's cartwheel signature centrally placed. The drawers have been bespoke sized and each is much deeper than is usually seen on chests of this two over three drawer configuration and is much larger than Carthouse Furnitures standard version. Labelled internally with their original address.

Superb condition inside and out, medium oak finish.

Carthouse  Furniture was founded in 1995 by Phil Langstaff, the son of David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff. They moved to their current premises at Glebe Farm, Carleton Minniott near Thirsk in 2003 where they continue to produce handcrafted hardwood furniture, mostly in oak.

Size: 102.5(w) x 45.5(d) x 105(h)cm

£ 1,250

Stock ref: DS2268

Circa 1970s

An excellent Sid Pollard designed solid oak and glazed Display Cabinet by the ex Mouseman craftsman Brian Haw. Of rectangular form with two lead glazed doors and two glass shelves above two panelled cupboards with inner shelves.. Panelled sides and rear with adzing to all visible surfaces and traditional wrough iron fittings.

Excellent original  and well looked after condition with no scratches or other damage, warm medium oak finish. Holes to the rear  to allow  for  the light fitments  and wiring previously fitted but now emoved as they would not comply with current electrical safety standards.

Made by ex mouseman craftsman Brian Haw whilst working with Sid Pollard, for his own personal family use and comes to market from his family estate, together with other personal pieces. The Haw family had a 90 year unbroken  connection to Robert Thompson's with Brian's father Len Haw starting work in 1920 as one of Robert's very eariest craftsmen. Brian and his brother John followed him into Robert Thompson's on leaving school in 1960. John Haw retired in 2010 after 50 years service, Brian left in 1970 and worked with Sid Pollard prior to his death. 

Size: 107(w) x 33(d) x 106(h)cm

Please contact us for pricing

 

Stock ref: DS2270A

Circa 1970s

An excellent set of 4 solid oak Dining Chairs by the ex Mouseman and Sid Pollard craftsman Brian Haw. Of typical form with 3 panelled backs, the seats with original beige treated leather upholstery held in place with upholstery pins. Standing on four carved legs joined by stretchers, the front stretcher between the front legs in line with early Mouseman construction.

Excellent well looked after condition with no loose joints or damage, warm medium oak finish.

Update 1/12/20. The matching 4'6" refectory style Dining Table (see stock ref: DS2270B) has now been sold.

Made by ex mouseman craftsman Brian Haw whilst working with Sid Pollard, for his own personal family use and comes to market from his family estate, together with other personal pieces. The Haw family had a 90 year unbroken  connection to Robert Thompson's with Brian's father Len Haw starting work in 1920 as one of Robert's very eariest craftsmen. Brian and his brother John followed him into Robert Thompson's on leaving school in 1960. John Haw retired in 2010 after 50 years service, Brian left in 1970 and worked with Sid Pollard prior to his death. 

Size: 43(w) x 45(d) x 85(h)cm

£ 1,340 Set of 4

Stock ref: DS2224

Circa 1970s

A rare to market piece by ex mouseman craftsman Richard (Doug) Collinson. A bespoke commissioned freestanding large oak Bookcase with carved moulding along the top, two adjustable shelves and a fixed shelf below. The original owners commissioned an oak veneered back panel in order to contain the original cost price. His beatifully carved labrador's head has been prominantly carved to one side panel.

Sympathetically cleaned and waxed in our workshop, very minor edge plank splits on the adjustable shelves, as shown in the image gallery below.

Great value for a large Yorkshire Critters bookcase.

Size: 130(w) x 29(d) x 160(h)cm

£ 1,335

Stock ref: DS2333

Circa late 1990s

An excellent oak Hall / Console Table by the 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Phil Langstaff of Carthouse Furniture. Features a planed top over two fielded panel drawers with wooden drawer knobs and panelled sides. Standing on four octagonally carved legs , joined with a lower storage shelf. Phil's cartwheel signature centrally placed on the front facing edge of the lower shelf. 

Excellent condition , warm medium oak finish. Some surface finish wear visible on the top has now been recified in our workshop.

Carthouse  Furniture was founded in 1995 by Phil Langstaff, the son of David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff. They moved to their current premises at Glebe Farm, Carleton Minniott near Thirsk in 2003 where they continue to produce handcrafted hardwood furniture, mostly in oak.

Size: 81.5(w) x 36(d) x 74(h)cm

 Sold

 

Stock ref: DS2270B

Circa 1970s

An excellent solid oak refectory style Dining Table by the ex Mouseman and Sid Pollard craftsman Brian Haw. Of rectangular form with a 4 plank adzed top, supported on two twin baluster carved legs and sledge feet, joined by a low stretcher. 

Excellent well looked after condition with no stains, scratches or splitting plank joints, warm medium oak finish.

Available on its own or as part of a full dining set, together with the matching set of 4 Dining Chairs (see stock ref: DS2270A)

Made by ex mouseman craftsman Brian Haw whilst working with Sid Pollard, for his own personal family use and comes to market from his family estate, together with other personal pieces. The Haw family had a 90 year unbroken  connection to Robert Thompson's with Brian's father Len Haw starting work in 1920 as one of Robert's very eariest craftsmen. Brian and his brother John followed him into Robert Thompson's on leaving school in 1960. John Haw retired in 2010 after 50 years service, Brian left in 1970 and worked with Sid Pollard prior to his death. 

Size: 137(l) x 75(w) x 75(h)cm

Sold

 

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