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Rocking Armchair

1977.532A (RS116918)

Description

Slightly bowed rectangular woven splint back with rear sausage turned stiles canted backward with ring and ball turned finial; simple plank arms supported by vasi-turned front legs extending beyond woven flag seat becoming above wide rockers; two stretchers each side, one at rear; two simple ring and vase turned stretchers on front; repainted glossy black over all (including splints).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1920
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
splints (lighting devices)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
armchairs
CHAIR, ROCKING
chairs (furniture forms)
Painted
painting (coating)
rocking chairs
Splint
splints (lighting devices)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36.375 x 28.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.532A
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4293

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