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

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Lot 159

159: A Group of Eight Creamware Tea Strainers 159: A Group of Eight Creamware Tea Strainers

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.

Price Realized: $3,348