SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA PAINTED WHITE OAK ROCKING CHAIR

Item/Auction Attributes

The shop of Joseph Burket (1812-1892), Forestville, Shenandoah Co., VA.
Circa 1870.
Very good as-found condition, several minor losses to seat, expected wear to paint.
30 1/2" HOA, 14 1/2" H seat.
Provenance: The Important Americana Collection of Barbara M. and the late Charlie Hunter, Staunton, VA.
$200.00
$300.00
Literature: See Evans - Come in and Have a Seat: Vernacular Chairs of the Shenandoah Valley, pp. 32-37 for documentation of the Burket shop and examples of its output.