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

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Lot 136

136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam 136: Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam

Painted Cast Iron Full Length Figure of Uncle Sam

Columbia 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.

Price Realized: $13,640