Lot 583: Sold for £1,400 hammer

Estimate £500-£800

Six early 20th Century light oak Chartwell chairs by and attributed to Heal and Son Ltd, each with a shaped top rail above lattice backs drop-in seats and H-form stretcher frames, three with Heals roundel labels to the seat rails, one with label missing and the two other unlabelled, S/D. (6) NB - The Chartwell chair was originally designed by Ambrose Heal and Philip Tilden for Winston Churchill's residence of the same name.   Provenance - Consigned to auction sale from the Cadbury's chocolate factory. These chairs had been in use as part of the boardroom furniture.

Condition report
Seat pads have been replaced. Three of the chairs are labelled. There is a glued repair to the rear stretcher of one of the labelled chairs.

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