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

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Lot 155

155: A  Painted Sheet Iron Snowman Weathervane 155: A  Painted Sheet Iron Snowman Weathervane

A Painted Sheet Iron Snowman Weathervane

American, Probably Connecticut, circa 1920

Provenance: Fred Giampetro, New Haven, Connecticut;
Kelter-Malce Antiques, New York, 1991

Estimate: $3,000 - $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.