Christie’s announce Americana Week 2014 series of auctions, viewings and events

Christie’s announce that Americana Week 2014, a weeklong series of auctions, viewings, and events, will be held from January 18-27. The week of sales is comprised of Important American Silver on January 23, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Decorative Arts on January 24, and Chinese Export Art on January 27. Several prominent private collections will be highlighted, including Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch and Favorites from the Collection of Kristina Barbara Johnson. In all, Americana Week 2014 will offer over 400 lots and is expected to realize upwards of $11 million. In conjunction with the sales, Christie’s will also host the second annual Eric M. Wunsch Award for Excellence in the American Arts on January 22, honoring Richard Hampton Jenrette and Linda H. Kaufman and her husband, the late George M. Kaufman.