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Jewelry Consignment Days | Boston & Marlborough February 2022

Have you been wondering when the best time would be to sell your jewelry? It’s now. Following our highly successful 2021 auctions, we are currently accepting consignments for upcoming 2022 sales. Skinner jewelry specialists will be holding appointments at our Boston and Marlborough, MA Galleries to evaluate your items for auction and accept consignments. Reserve your appointment below.

Boston Consignment DayWednesday, February 2

63 Park Plaza, Boston

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

Marlborough Consignment DayWednesday, February 16

274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

Skinner Jewelry617-874-4313 jewelry@skinnerinc.com

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Virtual First Tuesday | February 1

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on February 1st. Submit your items anytime by the 1st 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

Georg Jensen: A Shining Legacy

Georg Jensen, the greatest silversmith of the 20th century, valued tradition yet always remained open to innovation. He also had a rare ability to recognize and foster talent in others. This generosity of spirit still guides the Georg Jensen Company and has been a major factor in its continuing success.

George Jensen, the master of Silver, deeply believed in the importance of the collaborative process, one of the basic precepts of the Arts & Crafts movement in which his work was rooted.… Read More

January 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 maine@skinnerinc.com, newyork@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

Expressions of Faith

Many of the world’s most treasured creations—paintings, sculptures, buildings, music— are examples of religious art. From the Parthenon to Michelangelo’s pietà, the buddhas of Asia to the medieval altarpieces of Europe, ancient cave paintings to Raphael’s madonnas, religious faith has motivated artistic expression.

Examples from renowned fine artists are widely known and admired. Folk art also has a rich tradition of devotional works.… Read More

Virtual First Tuesday | January 4

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, JANUARY 4

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on January 4th. Submit your items anytime by the 4th 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

Best of the Blog 2021

Catch up on some of our most read posts of the year

Here at Skinner, we thought today would be a great opportunity to share some of our top blog posts from the past year. In no particular order, these are 10 of our most viewed blog posts. We look forward to creating and sharing more great content with you in 2022. Happy New Year!

Old Ingledew Whiskey: Currently Believed to be the Oldest Known Whiskey in Existence

Skinner Rare Spirits expert, Joseph Hyman remarks, “Skinner is pleased to offer this historic bourbon whiskey at auction.… Read More

Skinner Breaks Record for Sand Bottles Sold in Single Sale

Three Andrew Clemens sand bottles brought in nearly 1.8 million dollars at auction, an example of the rapidly growing market for his work

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Skinner is delighted to announce the recent sale of three Andrew Clemens sand bottles at the recent Americana auction that took place from Nov. 15 to 22, 2022. Together, the three bottles brought nearly 1.8 million dollars, a record for sand bottles sold at a single sale. The market for the work of Andrew Clemens has grown quickly and substantially over the last several years, and the most recent sale at Skinner firmly establishes a new threshold of value for these remarkable pieces.   

Steve Fletcher, Director of American Furniture and Decorative Arts at Skinner said, “Knowledge of this art form was not common among most collectors until the last two decades.… Read More

December 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 maine@skinnerinc.com, newyork@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

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