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(Kennedy Rocker)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
128A
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(Kennedy Rocker), American ash and rattan Carolina "Kennedy Rocker," with turned uprights and tall back, plank-form arms, turned legs and stretchers on rocking rails. Together with an ash slatted gout stool. Note: This rocker and the next lot are two of the original "Carolina Porch Rockers" that inspired John F. Kennedy to have a special custom model made to relieve his back problems.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Carolina Porch Rockers, gout, John F. Kennedy, special custom model , Chairs, Rocker, Rocking chair

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