Boston rocker

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-50823

Description

Rectangular scrolled crest over 7 spindles; curved arms w/ scrolled hand holds; cane seat; scrolled seat rail; turned legs; box stretchers; some parts rosewood grain painted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Boston rockers
chairs (furniture forms)
cane (plant material)
graining
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Maple
Cane
Painted
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38.25 x 24 x 28 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.406