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Finback Chair

We are enormously proud and very flattered that a pair of our ‘Finback’ chairs were commissioned by Sir Nicholas and Lady Goodison for the permanent collection of 20-21st Century British crafts which they have given to the Fitzwilliam Museum through the Art Fund. We are amongst very eminent and interesting company.

Read more about the Goodison’s gift here on the Fitzwilliam Museum website.

In the interview which marks the introduction to the catalogue, Nicholas comments on the way that he and Judith saw an opportunity in the 1990s to support ‘contemporary craftsmen and women in Britain who were producing objects of demonstrable quality’ …while at the same time adding a dimension to the Fitzwilliam which, despite its legendary ceramics collections had ‘hardly any examples (of modern craft)’.   

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