Christie's 'Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints'(10 images)
Furniture and works of art are on display at a press preview of an upcoming auction titled "Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints" at Christie's in New York City on January 12, 2019.
The exhibition is part of the auction house's "Americana Week" presenting "four distinct live auctions and one online-only sale that explore collecting in the fields of Chinese Export, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints, and Outsider and Vernacular Art."
The auction features pieces such as Ammi Phillips' 'Girl in a Red Dress with a Dog', and Edward Hicks' 'Peaceable Kingdom, and will take place on Jan. 17-18.
A carved and parcel-gilt mahogany armchair estimated to sell for between $3,000 and $5,000 during the "Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints" auction at Christie's in New York City. | License Photo
Furniture and works on display to be auctioned at the "Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Print" at Christie's in New York City. | License Photo
Ammi Phillips' "Girl in a Red Dress with a Dog," one of the highlighted pieces expected to fetch $800,000 to $1,200,000 at auction. | License Photo
"A Pair of Portraits of The Reverend and Mrs. Quackenbush" by Winthrop Chandler sit in front of a large Native American red-painted bowl. | License Photo
The Powel-Griffitts Family Queen Anne Carved Walnut Compass-Seat Side Chair is displayed among other items at Christie's in New York City. | License Photo
The chair etains its original leather upholstery; chair frame marked VIIII, with its slip-seat frame from the same original set marked II. | License Photo
Edward Hicks' "Peaceable Kingdom" is expected to sell for between $800,000 and $1,200,000. | License Photo
A Mahogany wing chair and a Queen Anne walnut and maple easy chair, expected to sell for as much as $5,000 and $12,000 respectively. | License Photo
A classical carved mahogany and ormolu wall bedstead estimated to auction for $10,000 - $15,000. | License Photo
A portrait of George Washington by After Gilbert Stuart estimated to sell for as much as $25,000. | License Photo