Red Painted Comb-Back Writing Arm Windsor ChairNew England, 1790-1810
H. 44 1/4 in.; L. 20 3/8 in.; D. 14 7/8 in.; D. (of desk) 25 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Collection of the Late Jeanette R. Marks, ChristieÕs, June 1987, Lexington, Kentucky, lot 49.
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
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: old red paint over original green paint.