Rocking chair

Rocking armchair with three straight scrolls tapering to a napkin fold. The backrest is curved. The armrests are slightly curved and slightly inclined. They are attached to the front posts with mortise and tenon bolts and tiny dowels. The front posts are turned in a dice shape. Flat, rounded rungs with chamfered ends. A front rung has been cut off. The cradles are interlocked, pegged at the back and bolted and nutted at the front. The scrolls are made of elm and the rest of the chair of cherry.

  • Accession Number 2021.59.197
  • Date 1850 c
  • Materials fiber, wood, cherry, wood, elm
  • Technique assembled, mortise and tenon, chantourné, pegged
  • Measurements 95 x 48 x 42,5 cm
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  • Accession Number 2021.59.197
  • Date 1850 c
  • Materials fiber, wood, cherry, wood, elm
  • Technique assembled, mortise and tenon, chantourné, pegged
  • Measurements 95 x 48 x 42,5 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, donation by Jacques Lacaille,2021.059.197
Photo by Victor Diaz Lamich

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