Wood with fabric
Yard sale estate their grandfather died ownwd it all his life
Good morning, Shari,
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Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A Victorian mahogany rocking armchair
Made and stamped by J.H. Wells, New York, mid 19th Century
Overupholsted, the frame continuing from the ears to the front of the seat, stamped "J.H.WELLS", with a patterned upholstery, on rockers
CONDITION: Condition appears to be commensurate with age and use.
PROVENANCE: acquired at a yard sale
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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