American maple veneered beech rocking chair early 20th century, Die stamped leather seat. A pair of childrens rocking chairs.
Mitsumasa Sugasawa , Herron rocking chair, c, laminated plywood, red upholstery, manufactured by Tendo Mokko, Japan. Chairs that have nails with uneven heads are older than chairs that might use machine-made nails from the 19th or 20th centuries. Inspect the rockers to see whether they employ any unusual mechanism. The genuine rocking chair is usually somewhat wider than the standard dining chair, and the American spindle back rocker always has two horizontal splats below the vertical spindles. An old Canadian beech and walnut child's spindle back high chair converting to a rocker.