Important American Furniture, Paintings, Folk Art and Decorative Arts – January 22, 2013 Auction Results

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Lot 127

Hooked Rug in "The Tree of Life" Pattern

American, Possibly Massachusetts, 1881
Signed lower right ÒKane 81Ó
7 ft. x 8ft. (approximately)

Provenance: James and Judith Milne, Inc., New York, 1995

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

Collectors Joanne and Jeffrey Klein enjoy the eclectic mix of American folk art, painted furniture and modern sculpture and paintings. They love the juxtaposition of modern with traditional ranging from symbolism to widely varying textured painted and weathered surfaces. Their appreciation of form, color and texture is exhibited in their collection of exceptional painted furniture, weathervanes, redware pottery, hooked rugs and wood carvings.