Windsor Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-51022

Description

A comb back Windsor rocking chair with bamboo turned stiles and seven spindles. It has bamboo turned arm supports with slightly scrolled arms, an incised and scooped seat that is raised on bamboo turned legs and two turned stretchers. It has been painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Windsor rocking chairs
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
Chair
Chair, Rocking
Chair, Rocking

Inscription

Incised under the seat are five square, three on the right side and two on the left.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 21 7/8 x 24 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.643