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The Marvill Collection: Power, Magic, Mystery, and Design

Skinner thanks Frank Maresca, co-founder of the Ricco/Maresca Gallery in New York City for penning an introduction to the catalog for the Marvill Collection featured in the November 3 American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction

If I had to choose one word to describe Mickey and Jill Baten in their lifelong commitment to collecting art, it would be “fearless.” It is a word that not only implies the lack of fear but, more significantly, the presence of courage; a willingness to venture into the unknown with one’s own instinct and conviction as guides.… Read More

Important Jewelry Preview | New York City

Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Tiara (Lot 125, Estimate: $8,000-12,000)

Important Jewelry Preview | New York City

Join the Jewelry Department in New York City to preview highlights from the December 4 Important Jewelry Auction. Private preview times are available by appointment only.

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 | WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

Skinner New York 415 Madison Ave, #1418, NY, New York

Questions? Contact us: jewelry@skinnerinc.com 617.874.4313… Read More

Boston Bookbinding Demonstration

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Reception: 5:30PM | Presentation: 6PM

Join Fine Books & Manuscripts specialist Devon Eastland for a demonstration of bookbinding techniques, restoration treatments and a discussion of approaches to repair with examples. See books from the inside out and bring your questions. Devon has worked in the field of restoration for more than twenty years. Repair a chair and sit down, fix a book and read!… Read More

First Tuesday | November 6 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough 

Tuesday, November 6  | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Kaitlin Shinnick, & Christopher D. Fox will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions. 

Experts Available in November:

Sam Gilliam (American, b. 1933) Yellow Fan-White Float (Sold for: $267,000 on January 26, 2018)

Robin S.R. Starr – Director of American & European Works of Art, will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for upcoming auctions.Read More

Americana Gallery Walk | November 2

“Where Did You Get That?”

True Tales from the Homes of Connoisseurs, Collectors and Hoarders

Please join us for a gallery talk held in conjunction with the preview for the November 3 American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, as department specialists share stories of how objects in the auction were collected by their owners, and how they made their way to Skinner.

Friday November 2, 2018  |  Skinner Boston Gallery

5:30PM Reception, 6:00PM Gallery Talk

Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza  Boston, MA 02116

PLEASE RSVP HERE

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Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events

Meet the specialists from the Fine Wines Department and taste highlights from the upcoming November 5th Fine Wines & Rare Spirits auction.

  The Ultimate Wash-Ashore Dinner 

    Thursday, October 18 | Martha’s Vineyard | 7PM-10PM

    Beach Road Restaurant     79 Beach Road     Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 

    RSVP ONLINE

 

 

  Pre-Auction Wine Lunch

    Tuesday, October 30 | New York City | 12PM-2PM

    Vaucluse Restaurant     100 East 63rd Street     New York, NY 10065

    RSVP ONLINE

 

 

  Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

   Thursday, November 1 | Boston | 5PM-6:30PM

   haley.henry    45 Province Street    Boston, MA 02108

   RSVP ONLINE

 

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Ahearn and Post Collections Lead Skinner Historic Arms & Militaria Auction

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 3, 2018 Skinner is pleased to announce the November 2, 2018 auction of Historic Arms & Militaria. The bi-annual sale offers collectors material of historical interest from the American Revolution through World War II, including artillery, pistols, muskets, rifles, swords, powder horns, and uniforms.

British Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot, or the Kings Own Regiment, c.

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Asian Works of Art | New York Consignment Day

Pair of Famille Rose Lotus Water Droppers, China, early 20th century (sold for: $17,220)

 

Tuesday, October 23 & Wednesday, October 24 | New York City

The Asian Works of Art Department is now inviting consignments for upcoming auctions. Department specialists will be available by appointment to offer verbal evaluation and accept consignments in the New York office on October 23 and 24 between 10AM and 3PM.… Read More

The Collection of Billy Ahearn | Lecture by Erik J. Goldstein

“The Collection of Billy Ahearn” 

Lecture by Erik J. Goldstein

Wednesday, October 31 | Skinner Marlborough | Reception: 5:30PM, Talk: 6PM

The Collection of Billy Ahearn featured in the upcoming Historic Arms & Militaria auction includes numerous rare examples of British, French, and American military muskets with provenance to specific soldiers or regiments that played prominent roles in the American Revolution from Lexington & Concord through the conclusion of the war in the early 1780s. Please join us on October 31 for a talk about the collection by guest speaker Erik Goldstein.… Read More

Fall Pre-Auction Wine Tasting | October 9

 

Fall Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 5PM – 6:30PM

RSVP ONLINE

Join Skinner specialists for a unique opportunity to taste and discuss wine from collections in our October Online auction (open for bidding October 9-18) at Lower Falls Wine Company

Wines to be poured include: Peter Michael Ma Belle Fille 2012 Peter Michael Mon Plaisir 2012 Araujo Altagracia 2004 Philip Togni 1994 Domaine Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 2009 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape La Rien des Bois 2012

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