Child's rocking chair

Child's rocking chair
Title
Child's rocking chair
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.129
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group