A Group of Eight Creamware Tea Strainers
English, second half 18th century
Comprising: A pair of small strainers with shell form handles
Two cream ware examples with twisted foliate vine handles
One cream ware strainer with foliate vine handle
Two Leeds type with blue decoration
One Willow pattern with Lovebirds
L. (Longest) 5 in.
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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.