Slat-back rocking chair

Object Number: 
1952.1
Date: 
1750-1810
Medium: 
Maple, oak, rush, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 1/4 x 25 x 24 1/4 in. ( 102.2 x 63.5 x 61.6 cm )
Description: 
Maple and oak slat-back rocking chair painted black over green; three slats with rounded upper edge; baluster turned stiles topped by ovoid finials; flat arms with baluster-turned arm supports; ball-turned front stretcher. Rockers a later addition.
Gallery Label: 
The rockers on this chair are a later addition, as is the black paint covering the original layer of green.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Edna Morse
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group