Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-4593

Description

High back Lincoln-type rocker; scalloped crest rail supported by curved side stiles which extend to form rear sabre legs; arms connected to rear stiles curve out and under and connect to side of seat frame in a teardrop and scrolled-shaped arm support; serpentine front seat rail with caned seat; sabre front legs; flat curved front stretcher; two dowel stretchers on each side and one in back; simple curved rockers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
scrolls (motifs)
Maple
Cane
Lincoln
Scroll
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

44.5 x 21.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.787