Colonial Revival platform rocking chair
Sometimes called a patent or spring rocker. The style was developed to keep the rocker from wearing out the carpet.

  • Upholstered platform rocking chair
  • Stiles turned with crowned with finials which are connected with a turned rail
  • Armrests and supports connect to arm rest braces
  • Rectangular seat set on curved rockers, in turn set on platform cut from flat planks and reinforced by round stretchers
  • Iron springs at joints between rockers and platform
  • Metal casters

The Antique Hunter's Guide: American Furniture: Tables, Chairs, Sofas and Beds classifies this as Colonial Revival.
Thomas H. Ormsbee, Field Guide to American Victorian Furniture classifies this as "
Victorian turned platform rocker."