Rocking Armchair

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-5379

Description

Green upholstered backward scrolled crest with upholstered curved chair back; scrolled and curved mahogany stiles supporting upholstery and curving down to become raked back legs; curved mahogany arm with upholstered covers; arm curves into C-scrolled handle-holds that have hourglass-shaped arm supports; raked front legs; straight apron; stile, arm, handhold and apron serve as frame for upholstered panels; upholstered padded seat; rectangular rockers terminate in rounded ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
damask
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
scrolls (motifs)
Victorian
Mahogany
Scroll
Victorian
Upholstered
Damask
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

45.25 x 23.375 x 33.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.725