The Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Prints sale realized $10,844,125/£6,831,799/€8,024,653 and was sold 77% by lot and 94% by value. The top lot of the sale was Penn’s Treaty by Edward Hicks (1780-1849), oil on canvas, realizing $2,546,500/£1,604,295/€1,884,410.
Andrew Holter, Head of Department, said: “Every category of the sale showed continued strength and many works were highly sought after with competitive bidding from new and established clients. The selection of important works also presented wonderful opportunities for collectors. Most notably, the rare and discovered works of the kneehole bureau that is signed Jonathan Townsend and the John Bartlam porcelain teabowl achieved significant prices for its important place in American history.”