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Sid Pollard, Set of 4 Yorkshire Oak Bar Stools

DS1120

Circa 1980

A set of 4 handcrafted solid oak bar stools featuring carved octagonal legs joined by stretchers used as footrests, typical exposed pinned joints and studded leather seat tops. In daily use and in super overall condition with good colour, solid joints and no rips or spilts in the leather. There is minor rubbing to the finish on the footrests and lower legs but it is entirely commensurate with normal everyday usage and one of the leather seat tops has a fading ring stain.

Size: 70cm (h), seat tops 28cm square.

Excellent provenance, part of a substantial collection of Sid's furniture i have acquired from their original local owner, who was a peresonal friend of his, and who had all the items made to order between 1970 and 1980. They are only reluntantly being sold due to their emigration shortly.

Sid Pollard lived in Bagby, near Thirsk, and was one of Robert Thompson's early apprentices. His solo work is almost always unmarked, preferring to let his craftsmanship speak for itself. After leaving Thompson's he combined private commissions with working for the family building firm, Pollard Builders. His solo work dates from the 40s through to his death in the 1980s.

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