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Antique Southern Mammy Rocker Bench ~ Ciria 1870 For Sale
Up for sale is a Mammy Bench which is a combination cradle and rocking bench. It was first created on Southern Plantations when the Mammy was responsible for taking care of the children, including infants and could safely hold them alongside her while doing her sewing. The cradle fence on this bench can easily be removed for additional adult seating whenever it might be required.
The bench is made of gum wood and has original wooden pegs. Measurements of this wonderful example of Americana is 52 ½ inches long, 28 ½ inches deep (includes the measurement of the rails) and is 31 inches tall. This Mammy Rocking Bench is in very good to excellent condition.
Shipping will be VIA Greyhound counter to counter service. You will be required to pick up the item at the Greyhound Station of your choice. Please email me your zip code to determine what the exact charge will be as I had to put some amount in the shipping charge or no listing. Of course your may pickup at my location.