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Delight Rocking Chair

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A masterpiece of technical skill and expressive qualities, Martha Rising's bentwood rocking chair uses slender laminated members and curved joinery to suggest dynamic motion. Rising accented the light-colored maple frame with padauk and purpleheart; thin strips of these darker woods function...

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Provenance

Given by the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1980

Object Place

Los Angeles, California

Dimensions

Overall: 83.8 x 58.4 x 121.9 cm (33 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 49 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.256

Medium or Technique

Maple, purpleheart, Andaman padauk

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds