Rocking chair

about 1904–14
Gustav Stickley (American, 1857–1942), Craftsman Workshops (Eastwood, New York, active 1899–1914)


Object Place: Eastwood, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 85.7 x 64.8 x 49.5 cm (33 3/4 x 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.499

Medium or Technique

Oak, leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Inscription

On the back seat rail, red decal with a joiner's compass enclosing the motto "Als ik kan"

Paper label under seat reads: "The name 'CRAFTSMAN' is our / registered TRADE MARK and / identifies all our Furniture / 'CRAFTSMAN' / Arm Rocker / No. 311 - 1/2 / Fin. Aus. Cov. 50 / [shop mark] / Made by Gustav Stickley in the / CRAFTSMAN WORKSHOPS / Eastwd, NY / New York City Show Rooms / 29 West Thirty-fourth Street"

Provenance

1973, purchased by the donor at an auction in Maine; Gift of Jonathan L. Fairbanks (Accession Date September 12, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan L. Fairbanks