Important Americana

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Important Americana

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Important Americana
Auction: Thu 17 Jan - Sun 20 Jan 2019
Exhibition: to Fri 18 Jan 2019
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Special event:
Americana Week Symposium. Tuesday 15 January, 10am-6pm. RSVP: rsvp@sothebys.com
Full details below

17 JANUARY 2019 – 20 JANUARY 2019 | 12:00 PM EST | NEW YORK | full auction details

Important Americana Sothebys

The Important Americana auction includes many notable works from important American private collections and institutions. Fine furniture, decorative arts, folk art, silver, Chinese export ceramics, prints, historic maps, books, and manuscripts are all part of this monumental sale held during Americana Week this January in New York.

Americana Week Symposium
Subjects will include silver, ceramics, American furniture, folk art and needlework celebrating the Collections of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III, Nelson & Happy Rockefeller and David Teiger.

Morning session starts at 10am
Erik Gronning, The Vogel Collection: House and Interiors
Melinda Watt, English Needlework and the American Market: A Short Story About Collecting
Robert Trent, A New Treatment for a Boston William and Mary Easy Chair
Leslie Grigsby, Fit for a King (or Queen): Ceramic Highlights from the Vogel Collection
John Ward, English Silver in the Early Colonies

Afternoon session starts at 1:30
Erik Gronning Boston’s Early Baroque Seating Furniture
Angelika Kuettner, The Great Reveal: Demystifying German Stoneware
Alexandra Kirtley, Transformative: Vogel Furniture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Letitia Roberts, Through the Moon Gate: a Glimpse of the Nelson and Happy Rockefeller Collection
Robert Shaw, American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds
Jeanne Sloane, European Influence on Colonial American Silver in the Zuckerberg Collection
Clark Pearce, Rescued From Obscurity: The Furniture Masterworks of Isaac Vose and Thomas Seymour
Glenn Adamson, The Hidden Wisdom of Objects: Fewer, Better Things
Jay Stiefel, The Cabinetmaker’s Account: John Head’s Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718-1753

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