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Baroque,18 Century Walnut Rocking Chair

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Project by Borchik posted 816 days ago 4063 views 28 times favorited 58 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This beautiful walnut rocking chair was hand carved in the
Baroque style of the 18th century.
The shoulders are lions’ heads representing power of person who is in the chair. Flowing down the arm rests are Fish-Dragons, ending in detailed fish-dragons heads.
Below the arm rests, carved on the inside and outside of the rocking chair, are mythical
griffins that are seemingly flying the chair and you it into the air.
These fantastic creatures all contribute to the majestic feel of the rocking chair,
which has an ornate shell at the head. The quarter inch carving on the back
of the chair adds an elegant flair while being comfortable to sit in.
After putting your feet on the convenient footrest, you can relax enough to
become one with the chair.
Every time you look at the chair, you find a new, beautiful, and intricate detail that you may have only glanced over before.
I Designed,build,carved and finished this masterpiece approximately in 9 month.

56’H’ x 28’W’ x 36’‘D

-- Boris Khechoyan





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bhog

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#1 posted 816 days ago

AWESOME….

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 816 days ago

I’ve never seen a finer more unique chair,this truly is a master piece .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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58j35bonanza

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#3 posted 816 days ago

Beautiful!

-- Chuck

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DaddyT

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#4 posted 816 days ago

What can you really say about something like that? Man that is beautiful

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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whitedog

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#5 posted 816 days ago

UNBELIEVABLE … Beautiful

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Ihor

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#6 posted 816 days ago

King’s Rocking Chair!

Кресло-качалка для царя!

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 816 days ago

that is a true masterepiece

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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dakremer

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#8 posted 816 days ago

there is NO WAY I’d have the patience for something like this!! man – that is beautiful! GREAT job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#9 posted 816 days ago

Fantastic work !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#10 posted 816 days ago

Lookin great…Not something you see every day.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Reaper621

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#11 posted 816 days ago

9 months well spent. Bravo, amazing piece.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#12 posted 816 days ago

WOW!!! I can’t think of anything else to say. It is beautiful.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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Philip

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#13 posted 816 days ago

That is truly an amazing chair! Beautiful carving.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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JAAune

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#14 posted 816 days ago

I thought I recognized that chair! The first thought was that someone blatantly ripped off a picture of Boris’ work and posted it as their own. Then I saw the username “Borchik”.

I’m not sure if you remember giving Steve Remmert a poster of that chair but we’ve still got it hanging on the wall in the shop.

Hope you’re move to California is working well for you.

-- See my work at http://remmertstudios.com and http://altaredesign.com

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dubsaloon

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#15 posted 816 days ago

That is some serious wood carving. I am amazed at the skill level you have shown. Thank you for showing us your work, it is exceptional.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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