George Hunzinger and Gustave

Hunzinger lollipop rocking chair

How political unrest reinvented America’s antique furniture design

The political unrest in 19th century Germany had a profoundly positive effect on American furniture construction and design for the next 50 years. A large number of German craftspeople made their way to America in the 19th century, but four in particular stand out in the furniture field: John Henry Belter, George Hunzinger and...