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Antique Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair Rare Stamped
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Antique Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair. Rare surviving design. A child size version is part of the Children’s Collection in the V & A Museum. Place of origin: Austria (made) Date: ca. 1865 (made) Artist/Maker: Michael Thonet Materials and Techniques: bentwood and canework Stunning rocking chair with a bentwood frame and canework seat and back panels. Both be there panels in original and perfect condition. The wood-framed canework back is in the form of a rounded rectangle held between the two cylindrical back stays; these are hooked at the top, and are cut continuous with the incurving back legs. The wood-framed seat is also rounded, tapering slightly at the back, and the seat and back are linked by the downcurving cylindrical arms. The incurving front legs are also cylindrical, the back legs and the front legs curving in opposition to each other. The chair is set upon a pair of shallow equally balanced rockers, with a stretcher of wooden dowelling at the front and the back. Marks and inscriptions THONET maker's mark On inner underside of seat (true left side) Dimensions Height: 86.5cm maximum, Width: 59cm maximum, Depth: 80cm maximum Beautiful piece in outstanding condition for age.
Draper & Humphries has clarified that the Antique Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair Rare Stamped (LA322485) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1865
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This Antique Thonet Bentwood Rocking Chair Rare Stamped is located in THETFORD, United Kingdom