Digital Commonwealth

Boston Rocker

Item Information

Title:
Boston Rocker
Description:
Armless child's Boston Rocker with S-scrolled plank seat; five-spindle back surmounted by simple yoke crest rail decorated with rosewood graining and stenciled with fruit bowl and floral motif.
Date:
1835–1845
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
graining
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Boston rockers
chairs (furniture forms)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
fruit bowls
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Grained
Fruit Bowl
Floral
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
31 in. x 16.5 in. x 16.25 in. (H x W x D); 14 in. x 12 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.364
Identifier:
4057