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.