Antique American George Arndt Arts Crafts Oak Ben Franklin Rocking Chair NY 1900

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SKU BB-8633

A good antique American Arts & Crafts carved oak rocking chair, carved with an image of Ben Franklin, by the George Arndt Chair Company, Dansville New York, circa 1900.
George Arndt was a talented carver and cabinet maker, making chairs from around 1900-1914, he produced chairs & settees with ornately carved backs, many with historical & biblical scenes. This rocking chair is made of quarter sawn oak and depicts Benjamin Franklin playing the viola da gamba, a cello like instrument, ironically Franklin was also credited with inventing the rocking chair.
The chair having turned supports with scrolled arms and a circular seat, turned legs and supports and raised on rocking slides. The chair is very comfortable and provides great lumbar support, the rocker has a smooth rocking motion and is in excellent sturdy condition, this very handsome & unusual rocking chair is ready to grace your home. 

Seat Height 15.75 in


33 inches high × 24 inches wide × 31 inches deep


high × wide x deep

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