American Furniture & Decorative Arts

From the heart of New England, the American Furniture & Decorative Arts department regularly uncovers treasures with rich and enduring history and hosts auctions to world-wide renown.




Appraisal and Auction Services

As internationally recognized authorities with a deep understanding of the market, antique experts in the American Furniture & Decorative Arts department at Skinner appraise everything from Queen Anne furniture to weathervanes and folk art, presenting a curated selection of fine American antiques at auction three times per year. The department recently set a world record for the sale of folk art portraiture, and made history with the $1.9 million dollar sale of a rare Japanned high chest.

American Antiques Appraisal and Consignment

Expert American furniture and antique specialists at Skinner bring a thoughtful eye and decades of experience to bear on every antique appraisal and evaluation. Meet with an American antiques specialist at our Boston and Marlborough Galleries, or submit items for evaluation online. Contact us to learn the value of your rare antique American furniture, decorative arts, or folk art.

Whether you consign a single item or a large collection of antiques, the Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts department delivers personalized service and careful marketing to collectors, dealers, and historical societies, ensuring competitive prices realized at auction. Learn about selling at Skinner.

Buying American Furniture & Decorative Arts at Auction

Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auctions draw in both veteran and beginning collectors, dealers, and antique professionals with offerings of fine American country furniture, formal furniture, folk art, naive portraiture, marine art, pottery, fine clocks, Shaker artifacts, American textiles and needlework, American silver, Chinese export silver, trade signs, and early glass. Learn about buying at Skinner.

Contact Us

American Furniture & Decorative Arts
274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: 508-970-3200
Fax: 508-970-3100


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