Rocking Armchair

Date

ca. 1920

GUSN

GUSN-4294

Description

Slightly bowed rectangular woven splint back with rear sausage turned stiles canted backward with ring and ball turned finial; simple plank arms supported by vasi-turned front legs extending beyond woven flag seat becoming above wide rockers; two stretchers each side, one at rear; two simple ring and vase turned stretchers on front; repainted glossy black over all (including splints).

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
painting (coating)
splints (lighting devices)
wood (plant material)
Painted
Splint
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36.75 x 28.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.532B