Rocking chair, Shaker

Shaker
ca. 1900-1920
Possibly by Franklin Youngs (American, 1845 - 1935)


Object Place: Probably Enfield, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

116.84 x 45.72 x 32.38 cm (46 x 18 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.948

Medium or Technique

Maple, ash

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

Said to have been acquired by the mother of the donor when the Enfield, New Hampshire, Shaker community closed in 1923; said to have been the work of Franklin Youngs, one of the last two Shaker residents in Enfield; by descent to the donor; gift of Mrs. Bradley Dewey, New London, New Hampshire (Accession Date Sept. 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bradley Dewey