Americana Week - New York, January 2014

Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch

Christie’s is honored to present Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch in a series of January sales including Important American Silver on January 23, Important American Furniture on January 24, Chinese Export Art on January 27, and Old Master Paintings Part I on January 29. Eric Martin Wunsch was a New York collector with an assiduous appetite for learning about art and antiques who was revered for his diverse mix of treasures. He was an active and important member of a number of public institutions such as the New York State Museum and the Brooklyn Museum, where he donated works, and examples of his 17th century European paintings and drawings have been extensively exhibited in museums both in Europe and North America. Wunsch was also a founding member of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the U.S. Department of State and the Friends of American Art at Yale University Art Gallery, as well as a trustee of the Willard Clock Museum.

Object Lessons: American Silver from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch

Collection Highlights


Lot Information