A Country Sheraton Youth Sized Thumb Back Rocker 19th Century - For Sale
A Country Sheraton Youth Sized Thumb Back Rocker 19th Century
A diminutive, shabby chic black painted porch cane -seated ladder back rocking chair with thumb back stiles. The paint is very worn and chipped, appearing original; there are some white paint splashes. The porch-caned seat is in fair shape; there are a few rows missing at the front right hand facing corner. With the tall legs and short back, one can almost see the youth seated there!
• The 3 back slats are slightly curved.
• The rounded chair stiles are flattened at the top, called thumb back.
• The front, rear and sides of the chair are double stretchered, imparting strength to the design.
• The chair legs are pegged into the top of the rockers.
• The stile height is 34 ½” from the floor.
• The stile height is 18” from the seat.
• The seat sits 18 ½” from the floor.
• The seat is 16” wide.
• The seat depth is 12 ½”.
• The stile width at the top is 15 ½”.
• The rocker length is 29”.
This chair is in as found condition. The surface patina is nicked and flaked, as expected in chairs approaching 150 years of age. The chair is in sturdy shape; the joints are tight.
This chair may be picked up in Boylston, MA.
We can arrange for delivery within 100 miles. Beyond this distance would require a freight estimate.
Please e-mail for a delivery or freight estimate with your location and particulars.
All items are sold "as is". These are antique pieces of furniture; small nicks and scratches are part of the beauty of an antique and are not described unless significant.
Please ask any questions prior to offering to buy.