Christie’s Celebrates American Artistry and Craftsmanship with Exceptional Offerings

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NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York announced Americana Week 2011, a fortnight of sales and viewings devoted to American craftsmanship in all its forms, including important furniture, folk art, silver, and decorative arts. This year’s impressive line-up of sales features two spectacular additions — a dedicated sale of Native American art and a second installment of fine 17th and 18th century pottery from the celebrated collection Syd Levethan: The Longridge Collection. The sales begin January 18 with Native American Art, followed by Important American Silver on January 20, American Furniture and Folk Art on January 21, Syd Levethan: The Longridge Collection on January 24, and Chinese Export Art on January 25. With over 1,000 lots offered