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Rocking chair with slightly concave crest rail; seven curved slats, shaped like spindles at either end, form back. Rounded back stiles, joined at rocker, seat, and crest rail, extend above crest. Arm rests cut with band saw to curved contour; laminated rockers; exposed joinery; contoured seat.

Signed

Underneath seat: "MOFA BOSTON / Sam Maloof 1975 f.a.c.c. / NO. 79"

Provenance

Purchased from the artist with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Gillette Corporation

Credit Line

Purchased through funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Gillette Corporation

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1975

Object Place

Alta Loma, California, United States

Dimensions

114.3 x 70.48 x 116.84 cm (45 x 27 3/4 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

1976.122

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds