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Child's rocking chair

Child's rocking chair
Title
Child's rocking chair
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Mahogany, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 13 x 18 in. ( 53.3 x 33 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Child's Grecian mahogany rocking chair with deep yoke-shaped crest rail, vase-shaped splat, scroll arms, trapezoidal slip seat with textile upholstery, and saber-shaped legs attached to rockers.
Credit Line 
Gift of Robert Brooke
Object Number 
1954.193
Gallery Label 
According to information supplied by the donor, this child's rocking chair was made to match the parlor furniture in the William Nagel Dyckman home on West Houston Street in New York City. The donor was given the chair by Susan Dyckman, daughter of William Nagel, when he was a child.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group