A antique campaign rocking chair by Peter Cooper for R W Winfield.
A beautiful piece of 19th century design of exceptional form, the iron framework retaining traces of it's original gilt paint with a pleasing texture, supporting the studded, horehair filled cushion. First exibited at the great exibition of 1851, this iconic design has seen many production runs throughout the 19th & 20th century with this example being an extremely early (possibly first) edition. Stamped to the rear of the frame not quite legible but appears to be a makers mark which incorporates a crown symbol.
A wonderful & very sculptural piece of furniture.
Wear commensurate with age frame very solid, faux leather upholstery likely c1950 & buttoning later.
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