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Object ID 1975.017.114
Object Name Chair, Rocking
Collection Furniture
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Made Attributed to Daniel Ware
Description Ladderback rocking chair with arms, a rush seat, and five back slats that bulge and curve upward at the center. The chair has a fairly plain form with minimal turning on the front stretcher and supports for the arms. The rockers are screwed on and vertical supports for the back terminate in simple oval turned finials.
Dimensions H-44.25 W-23.25 D-33.75 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Lydia Laird
Provenance Bequest of Lydia Laird.
Subjects Chairs
Rocking chairs
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Rocking Chairs
Lydia Laird
Daniel Ware
Room Laird Bedroom
Material Maple; walnut? rockers; rush seat
Place of Origin Cumberland Co., NJ