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1890's Murphy Chair Co. Pressed Back Rocking Chair

(Item: 4394)

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1890's Murphy Chair Co. Pressed Back Rocking Chair w/Rolled Arms

A manly rocker, in room-ready condition! This beautiful rocking chair was manufactured by the Murphy Chair Company, Detroit, Michigan. The label is under the seat and is still readable. The president of the Murphy Chair Co., Michael J. Murphy, was the first Chamber of Commerce president for Detroit, Michigan in 1903. The company dates of operation are from the late 1800's to the early 1900's. This rocking chair is ash and oak mixed. It has long arrow shaped back slats, turned spindles, a lovely pressed design back and "ears", with shapely wide rolled arms. The rocker has been professionally refinished. Dimensions of the rocker are; 42 " tall, 33 1/4" deep including the runners, and 25 " wide. The seat area is 22 " wide, and 20" deep. A perfect rocking chair to while away some pleasant hours!

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$475.00


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<h4>1890's Murphy Chair Co. Pressed Back Ash & Oak Rocking Chair w/ Rolled Arms</h4>

1890's Murphy Chair Co. Pressed Back Ash & Oak Rocking Chair w/ Rolled Arms

Dimensions of the rocker are; 42
Dimensions of the rocker are; 42 " tall, 33 1/4" deep including the runners, and 25 " wide.
This rocking chair is ash and oak mixed.
This rocking chair is ash and oak mixed.
Back view. The president of the Murphy Chair Co., Michael J. Murphy, was the first Chamber of Commerce president for Detroit, Michigan in 1903.
Back view. The president of the Murphy Chair Co., Michael J. Murphy, was the first Chamber of Commerce president for Detroit, Michigan in 1903.
It has long arrow shaped back slats, turned spindles, a lovely pressed design back and
It has long arrow shaped back slats, turned spindles, a lovely pressed design back and "ears", with shapely wide rolled arms.
The seat area is 22
The seat area is 22 " wide, and 20" deep.
<h4>This beautiful rocking chair was manufactured by the Murphy Chair Company, Detroit, Michigan. The label is under the seat. A perfect rocking chair to while away some pleasant hours!</h4>

This beautiful rocking chair was manufactured by the Murphy Chair Company, Detroit, Michigan. The label is under the seat. A perfect rocking chair to while away some pleasant hours!

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