Rocking Settee

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2854

Description

Step-down crest rail with over 14 spindles and bowed stiles with tapering arms with scrolled handholds supported by turned front post and simple secondary post; a plank seat with rounded front and grooved top; raised on 4 turned and incised splayed legs with rectangular front and back stretchers and bamboo turned side stretchers; shaped rockers all painted medium green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cradle benches
multiple-seating furniture
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Windsor chairs
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Painted
Windsor
SETTEE, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

44 x 36.5 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1315