Lot 28 (The Delighted Eye Part II: Works from the Collection of Allen and Beryl Freer, 25th February 2021)
AN ELM AND YEW WINDSOR CHAIR BY H. ERNEST GOODCHILD, circa 1940, with curved back over a central splat pierced vase form above a perced heart shape flanked by spindles, with curved arms and downswept Shepherd's Crook supports, with a shaped elm seat, on cabriole legs, joined by a crinoline stretcher, bears inscription to the underside of the seat 'This chair was made by H E Goodchild of Naphill for the writer H J Messingham in the 1940's. It was given to me in his will by his widow Penelope who died in July 2004'. 103cm high x 57cm wide x 41.5cm deep
Notes: This chair was made for H. J. Massingham, author of Men of Earth, op. cit., chapter VII.
103cm high x 57cm wide x 41.5cm deep
Sold for £875
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