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

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Lot 177

177: A Pair of White Painted Carved Wooden Seagulls 177: A Pair of White Painted Carved Wooden Seagulls 177: A Pair of White Painted Carved Wooden Seagulls 177: A Pair of White Painted Carved Wooden Seagulls

A Pair of White Painted Carved Wooden Seagulls

American, probably Maine, circa 1930
H. 19 in. (largest)
(2)

Provenance: Judith and James Milne, The Wilton Show, 1996

Estimate: $400 - $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.

Price Realized: $1,364