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

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Lot 186A

186A:  Painted Queen Anne Cherrywood Tilt-top Tea Table 186A:  Painted Queen Anne Cherrywood Tilt-top Tea Table

Painted Queen Anne Cherrywood Tilt-top Tea Table



School of Eliphalet Chapin Connecticut,
1760-1785
H. 27 in.; D. 38 in.

An unusual example of generous scale-- with remants of its original painted surface. Provenance: Descended in the prominent Howard family of Hartford, Connecticut

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

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.