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Jeanne Sloane

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Christie's
New York, NY
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212-636-2250

Jeanne Sloane, is a senior vice president at Christie's and a specialist in the Silver Department. She has been with the firm since 1981. Mrs. Sloane is responsible for new business development, conducting appraisals, identifying antique silver for consignment, and completing research for catalog entries. Since joining Christie's, she has conducted numerous sales of American silver, including the highly successful auctions of Sam Wagstaff, Charles Carpenter, and Eddy Nicholson. In January 1997, Christie's established the record total for any auction of American silver.

Mrs. Sloane's work has resulted in many discoveries, including the Joseph Leddel engraved mug, which brought $242,000, now at the Yale University Art Gallery, and The Edward Webb chocolate pot that sold for $110,000 in 1993, now at the Museum Of Fine Arts in Boston. Both objects were previously unrecorded and of exceptional historical interest.

Before joining Christie's, Mrs. Sloane was Curator of The Newport Historical Society, the home of a fine collection of Rhode Island silver. She has taught courses on American Decorative Arts at The Parsons School Of Design and has contributed articles to Antiques Magazine, Art & Auction and other publications. In 1993, she received the Decorative Arts Society's annual award for her article "Images of Politics and Religion on Silver Engraved by Joseph Leddel." Mrs. Sloane has also served as a curatorial consultant in the New York area.

Mrs. Sloane received her bachelor's degree degree in American studies and art history from Brown University and master's degree in American decorative arts from the Winterthur Museum.

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