Sotheby’s is delighted to present the most impressive series of Americana Week auctions in 25 years. Comprised of the finest American furniture, folk art, silver and objects from the 17th through 21st centuries, Sotheby’s 2017 Americana Week opens to the public on 11 January 2017.

We are delighted to announce that David Korins, set designer of Hamilton, the Tony Award-winning musical, serves as creative director for Americana Week. We look forward to sharing his innovative vision with you, which sets the stage for nearly 1,300 objects spanning 300 years of history. 

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Highlights



Auctions

Alexander Hamilton: An Important Family Archive of Letters and Manuscripts
18 January 2017
On View: 11 – 17 January 2017

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation
19 January 2017
On View: 11 – 18 January 2017

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver
20 January 2017
On View: 11 – 19 January 2017

Important Americana including Property from the Collection of Joan Oestreich Kend
20 & 21 January 2017
On View: 11 – 20 January 2017

Important American Folk Art from the Ralph and Susanne Katz Collection
21 January 2017
On View: 11 – 20 January 2017

Property from the Collection of E. Newbold and Margaret du Pont Smith
21 January 2017
On View: 11 – 20 January 2017
 

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