Important Sale of Americana Announced at Sotheby’s New York in January

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NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s auction of Important Americana will be held on 21 & 22 January 2011 in New York. The first day of the sale offers silver, prints and Chinese export porcelain, including works with truly exceptional histories. Day two of the sale begins with a selection of stoneware assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hochberg, featuring 103 pieces that have not been seen in public in over 20 years, and continues with furniture, folk art and carpets, led by An Important Searls Family Chippendale Highly Inlaid Cherrywood and Mahogany Chest of Drawers, Attributed to Nathan Lombard, Sutton, Massachusetts, circa 1800 (est. $250/700,000*). Sotheby’s Americana Week sales continue with the dedicated auctions of Important Americana from a Private Collection in the afternoon of 22 January, which features American furniture and clocks, Paktong and English pottery,