help identify antique rocking chair

bradleyleeleeJuly 19, 2013

My grandfather gave me this chair and said it was from 1800's. There are absolutely no markings and I don't necessarily want to get rid of it, but would like to know some history. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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chibimimi

From what little I can see (could we have a picture of the whole chair), it seems your grandfather is correct -- 1860-1870, Eastlake influence, possibly walnut. Is it a platform rocker?

    Bookmark   July 19, 2013 at 6:03PM
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daituom

It has been partly reupholstered also.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2013 at 4:47PM
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