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Rocking Chair

Description

Modified Boston rocker form, painted white. Rockers terminate at heavy turned front legs enclosing knopped foot rest. Thin stretchers on the back and sides. Heavy "S" scroll seat surmounted by turned arm supports and conforming scrolled arms with one turned spindle. Simple turned stiles enclose seven spindles and are surmounted by round shoulder crest, straight bottom has two "U" shaped cut-outs for the longer outside spindles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hardwood
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Boston
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
hardwood
Hardwood
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Dimensions
39.5 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1717
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12583

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