Rocking Armchair

Date

ca. 1920

GUSN

GUSN-4295

Description

Rectangular woven splint back enclosed by slightly canted rear stiles terminating in acorn finials; simple plank arms supported by front stiles with ring and vase turned between arms and woven flag seat; two dowel stretchers on each side; one on the rear and two ring turned stretchers on the front; rockers are fitted into slots cut out of the bottom of each leg; 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

38.625 x 25.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.533