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

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Lot 129

129: Blue-Painted and Stenciled Blanket Chest 129: Blue-Painted and Stenciled Blanket Chest 129: Blue-Painted and Stenciled Blanket Chest

Blue-Painted and Stenciled Blanket Chest


Maine, first half 20th century

with stencilled star decoration
H. 20 in.; L. 38 in.; W. 19 in.

Provenance: Judith and James Milne, Inc. New York

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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.

Price Realized: $4,340