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Virtual First Tuesday | November 3

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on November 3. Submit your items anytime before the 3rd and Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand on Tuesday to evaluate items and respond by email.

Let’s get started: 

Step 1: Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more.Read More

October Regional Consignment Days | Maine & Westchester

We invite you to join us online for regional consignment days in Maine and Westchester, New York. Skinner specialists look forward to evaluating items via email, and beginning the conversation about the advantages of selling at auction.

Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more. Send an email with the information and images at newyork@skinnerinc.com, maine@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

Identifying Counterfeit Whiskies with Joe Hyman

Rare Spirits Specialist, Joe Hyman, delves into the fascinating subject of counterfeit spirits bottles and shows us what to look out for. Three whiskies in recent months raised red flags and Joe points out the reasons why. Watch now to uncover telltale counterfeit signs on labels, capsules and yes, even when tasting.

View our Rare Spirits currently on offer until Oct. 7th.

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Jewelry Under the Tent Consignment Event | October 7

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7 | MARLBOROUGH, MA

Join us on Wednesday, October 7, to have your jewelry evaluated for our November auctions! Skinner’s Jewelry department will be hosting an outdoor consignment day at our Marlborough Gallery.

Auction results from recent jewelry consignment days:

Antique Sapphire and Diamond Ring, sold for $339,000 Van Cleef & Arpels “Three Wise Monkeys” Brooch, sold for $13,750 Art Deco Platinum, Ruby, and Diamond Ring, sold for $35,670

Have you been wondering when the best time would be to sell jewelry?… Read More

10 Designers to Buy Now – Create a Unique Work From Home Space from Auction

Learn how to reasonably acquire and assemble a stylish work-from-home space to improve your productivity and video teleconferencing presence

VIRTUAL EVENT | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 AT 1PM

Join us on Zoom for the talk 10 Designers to Buy Now – Create a Unique Work From Home Space from Auctions by Director of 20th Century Design, Dan Ayer.

Let’s face it, working from home and video teleconference is the “new normal.” If you haven’t done so already, or need inspiration, now is the time to create a sophisticated and functional workspace to step up your Zoom game.… Read More

The Art of Set Decoration: How Japanese Textiles Inspire Andrew Baseman

Set by Andrew Baseman for the movie Crazy Rich Asians

ONLINE EVENT | MONDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 4PM

Join us to explore how antique Japanese textiles have influenced the vision and creative process of Andrew Baseman, a designer and set decorator on diverse film and television projects including Crazy Rich Asians, Mindhunter, Gotham, The Nanny Diaries, Eat, Pray, Love, The Americans, and The Normal Heart. Andrew will share how he turned motifs from the fabric swatches on offer in our upcoming Asian auction into a line of handmade rugs for his interior design clients.… Read More

Preview with the Specialists

Join us for a virtual preview and gallery walk of our upcoming September Fine Paintings & Sculpture and Fine Prints & Photographs auctions. Take a digital stroll through the gallery to view the array of artwork included in this week’s auctions, and watch video clips of department specialists Robin Starr, Liz Haff, Kate Leland, and Brianna Lovensheimer as they provide a wealth of information on several of the auction highlights.… Read More

Virtual First Tuesday | October 6

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on October 6. Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand to evaluate items via email.

Let’s get started: 

Step 1: Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more.Read More

Talking Auctions with Karen Keane & Steve Fletcher | Online September 30

Talking Auctions with Karen Keane and Steve Fletcher

ONLINE EVENT | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH AT 4PM

Join us for a casual, free-flowing conversation with Karen Keane and Steve Fletcher  — get their inside view. The discussion will touch on the current market for antiques & fine arts, and delve into the fascinating stories behind some recent auction highlights, from the consignor with a great eye, who purchased a group of furnishings a half-century ago from legendary dealers of the day; to a carved model of a figurehead, donated to Goodwill, purchased on eBay, and sold at Skinner. 

Please register at the button below.… Read More

Regional Consignment Days | Maine & Westchester

We invite you to join us online for regional consignment days in Maine and Westchester, New York. Skinner specialists look forward to evaluating items via email, and beginning the conversation about the advantages of selling at auction.

Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more. Send an email with the information and images at newyork@skinnerinc.com, maine@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

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