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Lee Woodard Rocking Chair with Weathered Upholstery, circa 1970s


Modern rocking chairs that were both innovative and retrospective became trend in the 1960s and 1970s. This example by Lee Woodard & Co. is perhaps one of the most coveted results of that movement. Likely inspired by Michael Thonet or Josef Hoffman's early-century designs, this rocking chair features a swirling steel frame and a very comfortable tufted cushion, weathered to the perfect degree of distress. The armrest cushions were replaced with fresh vinyl at some point in its life. A fantastic, eye-catching piece.


  • Condition
    Good. Condition notes: As can be seen in the photos, there is a great amount of wear on the seat. All wear is commensurate with age and only adds to the character of the piece. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 37.5 in. x W 27 in. x D 39 in.

    H 95.25 cm x W 68.58 cm x D 99.06 cm

  • Seat height
    16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Seller location
    Portland, OR
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