137:Queen Anne Red-Stained Porringer-Top Tea TableMaple
New Hampshire, 1730-1765
H. 27 in.; W. 31 _ in.; D. 23 _ in.
Provenance: Private collection, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1981;
Private collection, Roxbury, Connecticut
Literature: A similar example illustrated in Albert Sack, "Fine Points of Furniture," New York: Crown, 1993, p. 263.
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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.
Condition: Condition: Retains remnants of its original red wash.