Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle SamColumbia Iron Foundry, Columbia, Pennsylvania, circa 1920
Designed as a mailbox holder
H. 57 3/8 in. (not including base); H. 63 5/8 (including bas)
Provenance: Robert and Mary Lou Sutter Antiques, East Chatham, New York, 1987
Estimate: $4,000 - $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.