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

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Lot 150

150: Painted Tall Sack-Back Windsor Arm Chair 150: Painted Tall Sack-Back Windsor Arm Chair 150: Painted Tall Sack-Back Windsor Arm Chair

Painted Tall Sack-Back Windsor Arm Chair

New England, probably Connecticut, 1790-1810
H. 44 3/8 in.; W. 25 1/4 in.; Back of Chair 25 1/2 in.
This armchair exhibits rare vertical proportions. The section above the back-rail is exceptionally tall. A very similar example sold SothebyÕs, New York, September 2012, lot 49.

Provenance: J. Stodell Stokes Collection, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

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: $5,580