FOXMAN DON CRAVEN OF BOROUGHBRIDGE A SUPERB PAIR OF CARVED OAK WALL LIGHTS 1

FOXMAN DON CRAVEN OF BOROUGHBRIDGE A SUPERB PAIR OF CARVED OAK WALL LIGHTS

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A rare pair of superbly carved semi circular wall lights by the original Foxman Don Craven each with large signature seated foxes to the centre

Size approx 12" wide x 6" deep x 8" high

Circa 1950 or earlier

We have 2 pairs available

Both pairs have very good colour and are in excellent condition they have all been rewired with antique style 3 core cable and fitted with new modern lamp holders

Price: SOLD We are always looking to purchase similar items if you have similar items for sale please email us details/ picture to pauling@ingnet.co.uk

Background
Don Craven worked for Robert Thompson during the mid 20th century he left Thompsons and set up on his own his work is sometimes confused with the work of the later craftsman Malcolm Pipes whose trademark signature is a Fox’s head which is normally incised.

These pieces date from an earlier period and have the Craven trademark of large seated Fox signature in relief Craven ceased trading in 1976. He worked with a small group of ex Thompson craftsmen which included Bob Hunter the Wren man at the Alborough Crafts Borough Bridge.