Boston Rocker

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-7672

Description

White with gilt decoration. Turned legs with frontal stretcher forming decorated foot rest. Short rockers inserted into notches in legs. Scrolled seat. Mahogany arms supported by turned arm rests. Stiles enclose spindles, surmounted by yoked crest with yellow grapes and gilt leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Boston rockers
chairs (furniture forms)
gilding
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
vine scrolls
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Mahogany
Boston
Painted
Gilded
Turned
Grape
Leaf
CHAIR, ROCKING

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

43 x 23.75 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.909