• Press release
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  • New York
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  • For immediate release
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  • 16 January 2019

RESULTS: Little Cassiobury: Collection of Susan Lyall | New York, 16 January

Sale Total: $1,885,000

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Christie’s first sale of Americana Week 2019 is off to a strong start with 96% of lots sold in Little Cassiobury: Collection of Susan Lyall. The top lot of the sale was an Irish William IV Mahogany Four-Pedestal Extension Dining Table by Williams and Gibton, circa 1835 which realized $156,250.

“We are thrilled with the results today which reflected the elegant and sought-after taste of Susan Lyall and her beautiful home at Little Cassiobury,” comments Emily Shwajlyk, Head of Sale.

Other top lots include a pair of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' Armchairs, Guanmaoyi, 17th-18th Century which sold for $118,750, Sir Alfred James Munnings’ ‘Gorse on Ringland Hills’ which achieved $87,500, and a pair of George II Giltwood Dragons by William Linnell, circa 1755, soared above the $2,000-3,000 estimate to realize $32,500.

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