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Windsor Rocking Chair

1986.643 (RS25595)

Description

A comb back Windsor rocking chair with bamboo turned stiles and seven spindles. It has bamboo turned arm supports with slightly scrolled arms, an incised and scooped seat that is raised on bamboo turned legs and two turned stretchers. It has been painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Inscriptions
Incised under the seat are five square, three on the right side and two on the left.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chair
Chair, Rocking
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
Possibly pine (wood)
Windsor rocking chairs
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 21 7/8 x 24 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.643
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51022

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