Painted Sheet Iron Indian with Bow and ArrowsPennsylvania, last quarter 19th century
H. 36 _ in.
Provenance: Steven Still, York, Pennsylvania, who removed it from a barn in Lancaster County, where it had been since the late 19th century;
Frank Gaglio, Wurtzboro, New York;
The Bruce Wilt Collection, New Jersey;
Eastside Winter Antiques Show, Wayne Pratt,1991
Literature: For a nearly identical example Christie's, "Important American Furniture and Folk Art," January 20, 2012, lot 238.
Estimate: $4,000 - $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.