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    Posted 11 years ago

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    I have inherited these chairs from my mother's family in a small town in Ohio about an hour from Columbus. I had them reupholstered at one point. The striped chair is larger and called the "man" chair and the smaller chair is the "woman" chair - it also has a small stool not shown. I am very curious of the origin of these chairs and if they were common during the late 1800's - early 1900's? I am not sure of the worth of either of them and am curious if anyone has any insight?

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    1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 9 years ago
      Hi, love the chairs! I am very ignorant about furniture, but I would say that these are American Eastlake Victorian style. The second one looks like a platform rocker. I cannot see the first one. I am not an appraiser, so I cannot offer an intelligent opinion as to commercial values. The first two links below present a number of Eastlake rockers. You can pursue commercial values by examining these auctions/items. The second set of links provide information to help you identify style, and situate your chairs historically.

      Follow links explaining the style and/or its history. First link is the best.

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