Child's rocking chair

Object Number: 
1932.129
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Oak, rush, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 13 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. ( 50.2 x 33.3 x 41 cm )
Description: 
Child's oak rocking chair with traces of original paint; back with curved and rounded crest rail with ring turnings flanking cylindrical centerpiece and two rectangular slats; straight arms with tapering profile on turned arm supports; trapezoidal rush seat; straight legs that taper slightly on bottom joined by plain, round front, side, and back stretchers; rockers joined to legs.
Gallery Label: 
According to information provided by the donor, this child's rocking chair was used by the Durand family for over one hundred years.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group