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

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Lot 154

154: Navajo Rug Depicting Seven Houses 154: Navajo Rug Depicting Seven Houses 154: Navajo Rug Depicting Seven Houses 154: Navajo Rug Depicting Seven Houses

Navajo Rug Depicting Seven Houses

American Southwest, circa 1920
Handspun wool
40 _ x 37 inches
Navaho rugs depicting houses are rare.

Literature: Illustrated in Tyrone Campbell and Joel and Kate Kopp, "Navajo Pictorial Weaving (1880-1950)," Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1995,p. 75, fig. 102.

Provenance: America Hurrah, New York, 1994;
Eastside Winter Antiques Show, Wayne Pratt, Inc.,1995

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.

Condition: Condition: The back, with Velcro strips mounted on a stretcher.

Price Realized: $8,680