Child's bamboo rocking chair

Jun 06, 2021. 20:36 UTC
Child's bamboo rocking chair
James
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

Wood rockers, round wood frame , bamboo seating ,looks like Cain wrapping, red trim around seat and back.seat height 13 " total height 32"

Provenance

Unknown although a search showed a similar x cross base under seat with a name Vatican

Answered within about 15 hours
Jun 07, 11:29 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$600 USD
What does this mean?

Hi James,

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

A pair of vintage painted child's bamboo and cane-wrapped rocking side chair
Possibly English or Colonial, late 19th/early 20th Century
Each with an arched cane-wrapped crest with red-painted bamboo 'piping' over a bamboo back and seat, rounded seat front edge, raised on four cylindrical wrapped legs joined by an X-stretcher, on rockers
32 inches overall height
CONDITION: wear appears to be good, commensurate with age and use.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$400-600*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

James checolinski Jun 09, 02:25 UTC

Thanks for your appraisal and a little more information on how old the chairs are as I have 2.

Delia Jun 09, 11:22 UTC

Thanks, James, I've changed the description and value now that it's a pair and not just the one.
As for the dating, it's impossible to know precisely when these were made unless they are marked but they are - stylistically - correct for chairs made in the late 19th or early 20th Century, typically that's anywhere from 1875 to 1925.

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