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Primitive Amish Rocking Chair
Solid Peg Construction
Hand Carved Pine
Offering a Primitive Amish rocking chair from the mid-19th century. Completely hand made with many pieces carved with simple tools. It’s in very solid condition. Being a Primitive, it does rock slightly to the left and is pleasant to sit in. The arms happen to be just the right height and the high back is slightly bowed, making it very comfortable. There is plenty of original wear in the right places.
It was bought from an estate in Indiana. Most of the farmhouse furnishings were of the same period, with many fine Amish items. At some point, someone had applied a lacquer over the original finish, in a well done manner. It does look very fresh, yet has a lovely worn patina. I’m very fond of the colouring and wear on the arms.
Offered at $350.- SOLD
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