Ambrose Heal's  Chartwell Chair
Ambrose Heal's  Chartwell Chair
Ambrose Heal's  Chartwell Chair
Ambrose Heal's  Chartwell Chair

AMBROSE HEAL (worked from c.1893)

Ambrose Heal's Chartwell Chair

c. 1922 England

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An important oak desk chair. Commissioned by Sir Winston Churchill, in 1922, for Chartwell, and designed by Ambrose Heal, and Philip Tilden. Oak construction, and oak doweled. A shaped top rail, with an open lattice back, to a square framed base, and cross stretchers. Shaped arms to a drop in seat. Covered in calico, awaiting its top covering.
Sir Winston had recently purchased Chartwell Manor, his home in Kent, which underwent an extensive renovation, and alteration. Various furnishings were commissioned for the house, including work by the celebrated designer Ambrose Heal, of Heals of London.
Excellent original condition and patination. Small old repair to one arm.
The Chartwell Estate, Westerham, Kent, and the collection of the Churchill historian David Mayou
Height 39.00 inch (99.06 cm)
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