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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stable on a flat surface, solid joints,, one or two light scratches to splat, wear and scratching to the arms, surface wear and discolouration to arms, spindles appear in good order, wear and scratches to seat, one or two quite deep, felt pen inscription, wear, scratching and dents to legs, wear to stretchers