Windsor Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800

GUSN

GUSN-10564

Description

Bow back windsor armchair rocker, "Philadelphia" style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor rocking chairs
wood (plant material)
Chair
Chair, Rocking
Chair, Rocking

Inscription

"The Society for the / Preservation/ of New England Antiquities/ Belonged to Jeremiah Gridley/ Bridge of Boston, great grandfather/ of donor, Helen Sanborn Whitney / (c. 1800)" (handwritten)
"For the Society for the/ Preservation of New / England Antiquities, #13" (handwritten)
"SPNEA / 13" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 22 x 22 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.411

Reference Notes

refers to chair as "Philadelphia Style"

Date

1800 (circa)