1800's rocking chair and recliner

Jul 06, 2020. 22:05 UTC
1800's ROCKING CHAIR AND RECLINER
Patricia
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Upholstered in a maroon velvet, the chair stands 38" High, 24 1/2" Wide, the Arms are 21" long, the bottom footrest platform extension has a length of 25 1/2", the chair back is 26" High and 20" Wide and the seat is 20 1/2" Deep and 19 1/2" Wide. The chair is free from any stains, tears or open seams on the fabric. The wood is solid and functional as is the entire chair. My 7 year-old Grandson has enjoyed taking a rock on it from time to time. For the entire life of this chair from 1970 until present it has been housed in a pet-free and smoke-free environment. I do not know the history previous to that. My last picture is of the only markings I was able to find on this piece. I am unable to read what it says.

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 12 hours
Jul 07, 10:20 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Patricia,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Renaissance Revival walnut platform rocking armchair
American or English, late 19th Century
The wooden frame upholstered with maroon upholstery and brass tack trim
38" High, 24 1/2" Wide, platform 25 1/2" long
PROVENANC: inherited
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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