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Stock ref: DS2011

Circa 1940s/50s

An excellent pair of  panel backed  and dowel pinned solid oak chairs from the renowned ex mouseman craftsman Sid Pollard,  re-upholstered in the recent past with  thick cow hide stretched over the seat frame and pinned to the underside. Both chairs have solid frame  joints and present with excellent aged colour and patina. As is common with  Sid's work the chairs are unmarked, of all the Yorkshire Critters craftsmen he did not adopt a 'Critter' carving, preferring to let his craftsmanship speak for itself.

Size: 41.5(w) x 45.5(d) x 85.5(h)cm

£ 550 (pair)

Stock ref: DS1967

Circa 1950

 

Size: 39 (w) x 31(d) x 43(h)cm

£ 385

Stock ref: DS2042

Circa 1960s/70s

A  rare bespoke commissioned  large 8 branch solid English Oak Circular Ceiling Chandelier from the renowned ex Mouseman  and 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Sid Pollard, the carved arms radiating out from a central octagonal boss to earthed  brass bayonet bulb holders which face downwards. All the modern earthed wiring looks to be in place ready to wire back into place, but it is supplied untested. As is typical of Sid's solo work,and unique amongst the 'Yorkshire Critters,' his work is unmarked, he preferred to let his craftsmanship speak for itself.

Excellent condition structurally, medium oak colour.

Size:  68(dia) x 23.5(h) excl brass bulb holders)

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Stock ref: DS1992

Circa 1960

A superb example of a solid English Oak Corner Display Cabinet by the ex mouseman 'Yorkshire Critters' craftsman Sid Pollard. Adzed to all the visible framework and panels with two fixed wooden open shelves to the upper section, a panelled door below with tradutional wrought iron fittings and two internal fitted wooden shelves, standing on four octagonally carved block feet. As is typical of Sid's work, and in contrast to all the other known craftsmen, it is unmarked. His philosophy was to let his craftsmanship speak for itself and his work is now sought after by collectors.

It presents in excellent condition with a naturally aged rich deep medium fumed colour.

Size: 76.5(w) x 50.5(d) x 165(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1808

Circa late 1960s/early 70s

A superb example of a Sid Pollard leather seated oak stool. Four turned  carved legs are joined by stretchers, all sound and tight, the framework cleaned and re-waxed in our workshop.  Retains it's original aniline cow hide held in place by brass upholstery studs, which  has a lovely patina and we've fed with an appropriate hide conditioner. As is typical of his work it is unmarked, he always preferred to let his craftsmanship speak for itself. Together with his elder brother he was one of Robert Thompson's early trained craftsmen and his carving and carpentry skill is distinctive to those who know and appreciate his work.

Shown photographed next to a slightly larger Sid Pollard dressing stool of the same age and original ownership which we also have for sale (see DS1807)

Size: 34.5(w) x 27(d) x 39.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1809

Circa 1970

An excellent example of a Dropleaf Occasional Coffee / Side Table by ex mouseman craftsman Sid Pollard of Bagby, near Thirsk.  Features an adzed folding circular table top which is dowelled to the rectangular tapered leg framework, the four legs joined by stretchers. Excellent condition and medium colour.

As is typical of his work it is unmarked, he always preferred to let his craftsmanship speak for itself. Together with his elder brother Richard (Dick) he was one of Robert Thompson's early trained craftsmen and his carving and carpentry skill is distinctive to those who know and appreciate his work.

Size: 61.5(w folded / dia extended) x 33.5(d) x 49(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1807

Circa 1960s/early 70s

A superb example of a Sid Pollard leather seated oak dressing stool. Four turned  carved legs are joined by stretchers, all sound and tight, the framework cleaned and re-waxed in our workshop.  Retains it's original aniline cow hide seat which has a lovely patina and we've fed with an appropriate hide conditioner, held in place by antiqued brass upholstery studs. As is typical of his work it is unmarked, he always preferred to let his craftsmanship speak for itself. Together with his elder brother he was one of Robert Thompson's early trained craftsmen and his carving and carpentry skill is distinctive to those who know and appreciate his work.

Shown photographed next to a slightly smaller Sid Pollard stool of the same age and original ownership which we also have for sale (see DS1808)

Size: 39(w) x 31(d) x44.5(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1781

Circa 1960s

A superb example of a 3 tier oak serving trolley by ex mouseman craftsman Sid Pollard.  Adzed all over and of typical form with well carved corner posts, standing on original castors. Presented in a wonderful waxed condition with a rich aged  medium fumed colour. Characteristically unmarked, he preferred to let his craftsmanship speak for itself.

Size: 70(w) x 40(d) x 84(h)

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Stock ref: DS1780

Circa 1970s

A superb example of a Yorkshire Oak Grandmother Clock made by former mouseman craftsman Sid Pollard of Bagby, near Thirsk. The oak cabinet beautifully constructed in solid oak and fitted with the same movement that is fitted to mouseman grandfather clocks of the same period, a twin weight and pendulum driven  Schmeckenbecher movement  with brass clock face from West Germany. In full working order on acquisition, the movement is currently being fully serviced by our local professional horologist.

Superb condition with a rich medium fumed and clear waxed natural aged colour to the clock cabinet.

As is typical of Sid's work it is unmarked, he preferred to let his carftsmanship speak for itself.

Size: 44(w) x 25(d) x 177(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1645

Circa 1950s/early 60s

An excellent panelled  and pinned Yorkshire Oak  Chest or Drawers or Dressing Table from former mouseman craftsman Sid Pollard. Features  a rear upstand, a dowel pinned top, panelled sides and 2 short over 2 long graduated drawers with wooden Arts  and Crafts style handles. Complete with its original adjustable bevelled glass mirror  which fits quickly to the rear if purchasers wish to use it as a dressing table. The top originally featured an unusual  bespoke commissioned kidney shaped top, we've had this original top squared off  to make it a more balanced and visually appealing piece, the work skilfully undertaken by our ex mouseman  craftsman and regular colleague Gavin at Lily Furniture.

Wonderful condition after a clean and re-wax with a rich natural depth of aged colour, some minor natural age related shrinkage to the drawer bases.

As is typical of Sid's work it is unmarked, he preferred to let his carftsmanship speak for itself. Believed to have been made as part of a full bedroom suite for the landlady of one of Sid's regular pubs in Stokesley, North Yorkshire. It is a companion piece to the Wardrobe, stock reference DS1644.

Size: 78.2(w) x 48(d) x 81(h) or 151(h with mirror attached)cm. Glass mirror 40.5(w) x 68(h)cm.

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