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Rocking chair

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Rocking chair with plain rockers, turned frame, and wool wrapped steel seat and back. Steel wire webbing is flat in section and wrapped with blue and gold wool. Blue paint is used in the turned grooves on some wood members where there is no blue wool.


Stamped on right rear leg: "HUNZINGER / NY / PAT. MARCH 30 / 1869 / PAT. APRIL 18 / 1876."

Credit Line

Gift of Supporters of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

about 1880

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States


Overall: 85.09 x 55.88 x 78.74 cm (33 1/2 x 22 x 31 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Walnut, blue paint, wool-wrapped steel




Furniture, Seating and Beds