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Rocking chair

Description

Rocking chair w/ wooden frame and caned back and seat, all painted black; turned, raised top rail above crest rail connected by spindles. Turned finials atop stiles. No arms. 2 stretchers at front and sides, one back stretcher. Front legs have light ring turnings; front stretchers are vase-and-ring turned. Short rockers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
caning
painting (coating)
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Caned
caning
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Straw
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35.75 x 18 x 27 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4698
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22975

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