Chiltern Bodgers Chair, High Wycombe, English, Yew, Elm, Windsor Circa 1948

Chiltern Bodgers Chair, High Wycombe, English, Yew, Elm, Windsor Circa 1948

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About this item

This is a Chiltern Bodger's chair from the High Wycombe Area in the English countryside. Dating to circa 1948.

Exceptional quality craftsmanship in yew and elm
Made by H.E. Goodchild of the Dovecot, Naphill
Good colour throughout with desirable aged patina
Important and highly desirable historic piece

Hoop back with triple pierced splats featuring gothic overtones
Beautifully shaped arms rise on curved supports
Very comfortable saddle seat slab
Turned legs united by a crinoline stretcher

Hand written label beneath reads;
"One of the last chairs made by sole survivor old Chiltern Craftsman H.E. Goodchild of the Dovecot Naphill nr High Wycombe Bucks Yew with Elm Seat Approx 1948 H.E.G. died 1st 12 1949"

Perfection! Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 56cm (22'')
Max Depth: 53.5cm (21'')
Max Height: 90cm (35.5'')

Seat Width: 41cm (16.25'')
Seat Depth: 38cm (15'')
Seat Height: 46cm (18'')

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Our Ref: A1800


W56.0 x H90.0 x D53.5 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom


elm, yew


Mid 20th Century




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