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Rocking Armchair

1977.533 (RS116919)

Description

Rectangular woven splint back enclosed by slightly canted rear stiles terminating in acorn finials; simple plank arms supported by front stiles with ring and vase turned between arms and woven flag seat; two dowel stretchers on each side; one on the rear and two ring turned stretchers on the front; rockers are fitted into slots cut out of the bottom of each leg; 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
38.625 x 25.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.533
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4295

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