Vernacular Bentwood Rocking Chair



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Vernacular Bentwood Rocking Chair

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Vernacular Bentwood Rocking Chair
ca. 1870-1890

Content Description: 

Chair, Rocking. Vernacular style with Eastlake elements. Has cloth seat, no webbing or stuffing. Cloth back panel with decorative brass upholstery tacks. Two plain rectangular profile rockers attached with round tenons on legs. Front legs, tapered at bottom, made of bentwood that rise past seat rail to become braces on each side and attach to stiles 3/4 of way to top. Back legs, also steam bent, tapered at bottom, rise to become stiles. One rung front and back. Front seat rail extends out horizontally on each side and screwed to front leg. Crest rail above back panel has decorative turned spindles, 5. Top of stiles has turned variation of vase form above a ring,

Physical Description: 

H: 36 1/4" W: 19 1/2" D: 27 3/4"
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399