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Mahogany Rocking Chair

Mahogany Rocking Chair

Unknown - 1900 - 1915

The rocking armchair has a shield shaped plank back with a foliate scroll and cherub carving. The scooped plank seat supports the bowed arms. The cabriole style front legs and the rear splayed legs, connected with bulbous turned stretchers, are supported by the rockers.


Full Details

TitleMahogany Rocking Chair
Date1900 - 1915

Measurements: 37 ¼ in. high, 23 ½ in. wide, 33 ½ in. deep

The chair was donated to the Grand Rapids Public Museum by Miss Orsa Baert in 1985.


CollectionPermanent Collection, 1985.13.2

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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Museum Archives

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