#20188 Antique Rocker

Antique Rocker

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Starting Bid: $5.00

Refresh BidGoing for $20.00 Winning: Cyates

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Ending On: October 17, 2020 8:00 pm

Rocking chairs are often seen as evocative of parenting, as the gentle rocking motion can soothe infants and send them off to sleep. Many adults find rocking chairs soothing because of the gentle motion. Gentle rocking motion has been shown to provide faster onset of sleep than remaining stationary, mimicking the process of a parent rocking a child to sleep. Rocking chairs are also comfortable because, when a user sits in one without rocking, the chair automatically rocks backward until the sitter's center of gravity is met, thus granting an ergonomic benefit with the occupant kept at an un-stressed position and angle. Though American inventor Benjamin Franklin is sometimes credited with inventing the rocking chair, historians actually trace the rocking chair's origins to North America during the early 18th century, when Franklin was a child. This chair is excellent condition, although it needs to be reupholstered.

Estimated Value: $45

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  1. Cyates bid $20.00 on October 17, 2020 6:24 pm
  2. Raya bid $10.00 on October 3, 2020 12:03 pm

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