Rare Early Rosewood Rocking Chair by Sam Maloof. Rarely constructed in rosewood and upholstered in black leather, this rocking chair was made around 1963. It is an early model that pioneered his later iconic rocking chairs that are sought after by collectors worldwide. This chair is from the collection of John Maloof, the grandson of Sam Maloof. According to John, this chair was originally made for John F.
Kennedy, but after the president's untimely passing, Sam gave it to his daughter, Marilouise, who then passed it down to John. The chair is stamped mark designed made MALOOF California. Literature: A comparable early example is illustrated on page 118 in the book "The Furniture of Sam Maloof" by Jeremy Adamson, W. Norton & Company, New York, 2001.TISHU offers collectible Design, Art and Antiques for exquisite living. Let timeless beauty be the only rule. We warrantee and represent that the goods are as described in the above listing.
We specifically disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Customers should satisfy themselves that any item choice made is suitable for their intended purpose or use. We pride ourselves on our customer service. You may also be interested in..The item "Rare Early Rosewood Rocking Chair by Sam Maloof" is in sale since Saturday, December 3, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chairs\Post-1950". The seller is "gallery-t" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.