1939 rocking chair

Oct 16, 2021. 12:54 UTC
1939 Rocking Chair
United States of America

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1939 Boston Rocking Chair, painted flowers on light wood, Looks like spindles were attached with a type of glue


I inherited from my grandfather in 1991. He inherited it from his mother.

Answered within 4 days
Oct 20, 22:13 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$300 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Elizabeth,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
If you'd like for your appraisal to include dimensions, which is customary, please forward in the comments section - at your convenience - the height, width (outside of both arms) and length of the rockers and I'll update this ASAP.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Colonial Revival style paint-decorated and parcel gilt "Boston" rocking armchair
New England, early 20th Century
The shaped crest with floral paint decoration, raised on shaped splat, turned stiles and long spindles, serpentine arms over a serpentine-section seat, raised on turned legs joined by front stretcher, on rockers.
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: inherited
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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