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Slat-back rocking chair

Slat-back rocking chair
Title
Slat-back rocking chair
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Edna Morse
Object Number 
1952.1
Gallery Label 
The rockers on this chair are a later addition, as is the black paint covering the original layer of green.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group