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Americana at Christie's

New York & Online, 16–22 September 2016

Americana at Christie’s New York combines sales from American Art, Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art and The Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan. Pioneered by the online sale of American Art, the week of auctions continues at Rockefeller Center. Highlights include a sword owned by Benjamin Franklin, Tiffany & Co. and Gorham silver, a sculpture from William Edmondson and two pieces by self-taught artist Sam Doyle. The standout Reagan auction celebrates the legacy of the iconic former President while encapsulating the patriotic spirit and rich history of the nation. Viewings begin 17 September. 

The exhibition is supported by The Wall Street Journal.



Videos

  • What is Outsider art?

    An expert guide to a movement that features self-taught artists, and has its roots in Folk art

  • Wilhelm Schimmel’s sculpture of an American eagle

    Andrew Holter, American Decorative Arts specialist, on the mystique behind Schimmel’s monumental homage to the Land of the Free

  • Benjamin Franklin’s sword

    Specialist Howard Dixon looks at a symbol of democracy, progress and friendship between nations

  • A video tour of the Reagans’ Bel Air home

    Inside the couple’s beautifully appointed Ted Graber-designed, Ranch-style residence

All videos

What is Outsider art?

Wilhelm Schimmel’s sculpture of an American eagle

Benjamin Franklin’s sword

A video tour of the Reagans’ Bel Air home


Event information

American Art Online

  • Auction

    16–22 September
    Online

  • Viewing

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY 10020

    September 17, 10am – 5pm
    September 18, 11am – 5pm
    September 19, 10am – 5pm
    September 20, 10am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Elizabeth Beaman
    americanartonline@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2002



The Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan

  • Auction

    19–28 September
    Online

  • Viewing

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY 10020

    17 September, 11am – 5pm
    18 September, 11pm – 5pm
    19 September, 11am – 5pm
    20 September, 11am – 5pm
    21 September, 11am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Reagan@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2000



The Private Collection of President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan

  • Auction

    21–22 September

    20 Rockefeller Plaza
    New York, NY 10020

  • Viewing

    17 September, 11am – 5pm
    18 September, 11pm – 5pm
    19 September, 11am – 5pm
    20 September, 11am – 5pm
    21 September, 11am – 5pm

  • Contact

    Reagan@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2000


  • Exhibition supported by:
    WSJ Logo


Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art

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