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rocking chair
rocking chair  

caning attached
caning attached  
I am trying to find out when this chair was made and in which country?  Also if the caning is original?

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This looks like the items and style of American made hairs in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  it is called a bedroom rocker, slipper rocker, sewing rocker, and lately a nursing rocker.

I cannot tell you if the cane has been redone without looking at it in person.  It does appear that the chair has been refinished which would lead me to believe that the cane has been redone.  This would not devalue the chair.  

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In regards to American antique, vintage and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing, and value. I do not study mid century and later furniture nor do I deal in lamps, and other smalls. robertsantiques@cox.net You may ask for values and I will give you current market values, I will not give you 'feel good' values. Understand that there are many factors that contribute to market value. If you want a feel good, unrealistic number, please call a local inexperienced appraiser. It is my desire to help you and in doing so I increase my knowledge as well. For that I thank you.

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