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December 10, 2013

Rocking Chair

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

Rocking Chair

Rocking chair made of wood, possibly oak. The chair has curved arms supported by stiles, a floral machine-carved crest rail above a cane back, and a wood seat with a perforated five-point star motif. The front legs and stretcher are turned while the back legs are saber. The chair is probably from a cabin built by the Freeman family between 1862 and 1863 on Birch Lake in White Bear township, Minnesota.

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