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Rocking Chairs247 of 297Ladder back settee/loveseat rocking chairAmish Hickory Rocker
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Posted 3 years ago

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jfissgus
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So, my girlfriend and I have a thing for rocking chairs, old rocking chairs. We found these 3 rockers at garage sales over the past 2 months.

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  1. James James, 3 years ago
    The knitting or nursing rock is real nice. It looks to have been refinished, it looks like Maple with black walnut burl vainer design at the top. I don't believe your bent woods are very old it's hard to tell without seeing them. But all three seem to be in very nice shape. You should lemon or orange oil the cane to keep it from drying out.
  2. BHock45 BHock45, 2 years ago
    I agree with James. The nursing rocker to the left is older than the other two. It is strikingly similar to my show and tell post:
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/67903-two-old-chairs?in=user

    Minus the arms, it has the same overall shape and curves. I believe mine is from the mid- 1800's. If so, both of ours were probably painted with a solid color originally, and refinished later.

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