Rocking Chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5904

Description

Ladder back rocking chair has ring turned stiles with bulbed finials, enclosing four concave rectangular slats; arms, legs and two front stretchers comparably turned; legs set on two rectangular rockers with rounded ends; two side and one rear dowel stretcher; woven rush seat; brown painted, possible old white paint underneath.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rocking chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
rush (material)
hardwood
rush (material)
Unidentified Hardwood
Rush
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

44.125 x 21 x 30.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.994