Open Today in NYC | Sotheby's 2019 Americana Week
Sotheby’s Unveils Additional Highlights from Its 2019 Americana Week Sales
Three Auctions Led by:
The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III Represents One of the Finest Collections of Early Americana & Early English Pottery To Appear at Auction in More Than Two Decades
A Rare Broadside Printing of the Treaty of Paris, Ratification Estimate $800,000/1.2 Million &
A Battle-Worn Flag from the USS Corry, Lead Destroyer at Utah Beach on D-Day, Estimate $300/500,000 Highlight a Dedicated Offering of Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana
An Important Scott Family Chippendale Carved & Figured Mahogany Dressing Table Tops a Superb Offering of Important Americana from Distinguished Private Collections Estimate $500/800,000
Auctions to Highlight Sotheby’s January 2019 Americana Week
PUBLIC EXHIBITION NOW OPEN ON YORK AVENUE
NEW YORK, 11 January 2019 – Sotheby’s is pleased to unveil further highlights from our 2019 Americana Week auctions in New York.
Led by An Important Scott Family Chippendale Carved & Figured Mahogany Dressing Table, Cabinetwork Possibly by Thomas Affleck (1740-1795); Carving Attributed to James Reynolds (c. 1736-1794), Philadelphia, Circa 1770, our two-session sale of Important Americana on 17 and 20 January is distinguished by many notable works from distinguished American private collections and institutions, as well as fine furniture, decorative arts, folk art, silver, Chinese export ceramics, prints, historic maps, books and manuscripts.
On 19 January, Sotheby’s will present The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III – a dedicated sale that will offer one of the finest assemblages of early Americana and early English pottery, which has remained off the market for nearly 30 years. The collection encompasses furniture and decorative arts from early American colonial life and includes exemplary pieces of Pilgrim century and William and Mary furniture, as well as one of the greatest collections ever assembled of early English delftware. The Vogels also acquired exceptional examples of 17th-century English silver, 16th- and 17th-century brass lighting, English and American needlework, French and Indian powder horns, and early colonial American maps. Separate release attached
The week of sales concludes on 24 January with a dedicated offering of Fine Manuscripts and Printed Americana, comprising a remarkable group of highly important and valuable historical manuscripts, books, maps, and artifacts spanning more than five centuries.
Works from all three sales are now on view in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries, alongside our dedicated auctions of furniture and decorative objects from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller (18 January) and the Important Separate releases available
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