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

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Lot 175

175: Pair of Painted Brass Frog and Turtle Candlesticks

Pair of Painted Brass Frog and Turtle Candlesticks

American, Early 20th century H.7 in.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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.

Condition: Condition: Each retains its original painted surface with minor losses. There is no in-painting.

Price Realized: $4,030