Sotheby’s Americana Week Symposium

Tuesday 17 January



10am: Welcome Remarks by Erik Gronning, Sotheby’s Vice President & Head of Americana, and Jason Busch, Sotheby’s Vice President & Division Director of Decorative Arts

10:05am: Classic Curves: Philadelphia Shells, Scrolls and Cabrioles with Laura C. Keim, Stenton Curator

10:35am: Surveying the Folk Landscape: Selections from the Katz Collection with Andrew Richmond, Consultant & Appraiser in Sunbury, Ohio

11:05am: Break

11:15am:  The Rediscovered Letters of Alexander Hamilton with Selby Kiffer, Sotheby’s Senior Vice President & International Senior Specialist of Books & Manuscripts

11:45am: English Models and American Silver with John Ward, Sotheby's Senior Vice President & Head of Silver & Vertu

12:15pm: Old Things, New Thoughts with Glenn Adamson, Senior Scholar, Yale Center for British Art

12:45: Break

1:15pm: Tour of Sotheby’s galleries

2:45pm: George Parker, Collector with Alan Miller, Antiques Consultant, Quakertown, Pennsylvania

3:15pm:  Mannerist & Early Baroque American Furniture & Upholstering 18th Century American Furniture with Robert Trent, Historic Upholsterer and Consultant

3:45pm: Break

3:55pm: Philadelphia Carving in the Parker Collection with Alan Miller, Antiques Consultant, Quakertown, Pennsylvania

4:30pm: Closing Remarks by Erik Gronning & Jason Busch

5pm: Conversation with David Korins, set designer of Hamilton and Creative Director of Americana Week, and Michael Paulson, Pulitzer Prize winner and theater reporter for The New York Times


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