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

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Lot 164

164: Red Painted and Floral Decorated Window Valence 164: Red Painted and Floral Decorated Window Valence

Red Painted and Floral Decorated Window Valence

New England, circa 1820-1840
H. 8 in.; W. 54 in.

Provenance: Wayne Pratt, Nantucket, Massachusetts

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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.