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Carved and Painted Rocking Chair with Axe and Saw Back, 19th century, the chair back designed as a vertically aligned axe and lower splat with sawtooth carving, all flanked by curving stiles, above chamfered cross-form sides joining an overupholstered oval seat, original red, yellow, and brown paint, (imperfections), ht. 31 3/4, seat ht. 15 in.
Provenance: From a Pennsylvania Lodge.
spot where axe is attached at top with breaks and old repairs.
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