To behold American treasures is to bear exciting witness to the past. Americana Week features more than 1,000 lots of furniture, decorative and folk art, silver, ceramics and fine art – many of which hail from notable collections, including the Dudley and Constance Godfrey Foundation, the Mellon Family and more. Not only do the pieces have impeccable provenance, but many similar examples or variations can be found in some of America’s most esteemed institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Winterthur Museum, Colonial Williamsburg, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the White House. Click ahead for highlights from the Colonial era to the Civil War.
18–21 January | New York