The Americana, Including Fine and Decorative Art: Premier Auction features over 500 lots of fine art, furniture, silver, rugs, glass, Folk Art, timepieces, and advertising. Highlighting the sale are the Americana Collection of Dr. Dale and the Late Ann Knight Gutman, as well as two private Americana Collections from Texas. The sale includes many notable items including a Samuel Dunlap signed Chippendale Paint Decorated Chest, early Kentucky furniture including the desk of Kentucky's first governor, Issac Shelby; John James Audubon's Favorite "Long Tom" Fowler, Descended Directly Through the Family of His Wife Lucy Bakewell Audubon; several Kentucky portraits; two sand bottles by Andrew Clemens; a Belter Parlor Furniture Suite; period weathervanes; and much more.  

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00 am

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 8:00 to 10:00 am 
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:00 to 10:00 am

All times ET

Buyer's Premium
20% for bids placed in person, by phone or absentee on cowans.com
23% for bids placed on bidsquare.com and other 3rd-party online bidding platforms. 


Cowan's uses The Art Loss Registry to vet items in our Fine & Decorative Art, Modern Art, and Modern Ceramics auctions. Offering due diligence services to auction houses to help identify items consigned to them that have been reported stolen or subject to claim. 

Exhibition Times

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Fri, Oct 5, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Sat, Oct 6, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT

Contact Info

Leah Vogelpohl