Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-38837

Description

Rocking chair. Ladderback form. Oak or ash seat rails and rockers, maple posts, stretchers, and arms. Five slats, ovoid finials. Old but not original splint seat. Paired incised lines on legs and stiles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
rush (material)
Chair
Chair, Rocking
Chair, Rocking

Associated Person

Spalding, Thomas
Duren, Sybel Spaulding
Duren, Samuel Russell

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

43 1/3 x 25 1/4 x 27 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelia Duren

Accession Number

1936.948

Places

Massachusetts (United States)