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“The Collector’s Eye” | Gallery Walk with Director Lawrence Kearney

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 | SKINNER BOSTON | 5:30PM-7PM

A beautiful Oriental rug has the power to captivate the imagination with its intricate patterns and delicate colors. Join Skinner specialist Lawrence Kearney for a preview and guided gallery walk discussion of the October 27 Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction. The reception will begin at 5:30PM and the walk at 6PM.

All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. Please let us know you will be attending at 508-970-3240 or events@skinnerinc.com, or by registering through the button below.… Read More

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting | October 10

Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 5:30PM – 7PM

Join Skinner specialists for a unique opportunity to taste and discuss wine from collections in our October online auction (open for bidding October 8-17) at Lower Falls Wine Company

Limited availability, first come, first served! Please RSVP.

RSVP HERE

Lower Falls Wine Company2366 Washington St.Newton Lower Falls, MA

Questions? Contact Us:finewines@skinnerinc.com

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Providence Consignment Day | October 9

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9 | 11AM-3PM | PROVIDENCE, RI

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts in Providence, RI on October 9 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your jewelry, fine art, Asian art, modern design, and coins & currency. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time. High-quality photos are recommended for large or particularly fragile items.Read More

Old Lyme Consignment Day | October 8

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 | 10AM-3PM | OLD LYME, CT

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts in Old Lyme, CT on October 8 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your jewelry, fine art and Asian art. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time. High-quality photos are recommended for large or particularly fragile items.Read More

Inside the Head of a Collector: Neuropsychological Forces at Play

Talk by Collector Shirley M. Mueller, MD | Friday, October 11

Dr. Shirley Mueller will be speaking about her book, Inside the Head of a Collector: Neuropsychological Forces at Play. Join us in the Boston Gallery for the reception starting at 5:30PM, followed by the talk at 6PM.

This event is held in conjunction with the October 12 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction.

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Shirley M. Mueller, MD is an internationally known collector and scholar of Chinese export porcelain, as well as a physician board-certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.… Read More

First Tuesday | October 1 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, October 1 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Stuart Slavid, Kaitlin Shinnick &Adam Tober will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.

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. She is looking forward to seeing examples by listed, sought-after artists, as well as iconic works of fine art photography from the 19th through 21st centuries, with market interest over $1000.… Read More

Colored Stones Lead The Way | $2.5 million Jewelry auction at Skinner

Important Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Cartier, c. 1950s, sold for $873,000

BOSTON, MA – September 19, 2019. The top lot of Skinner’s September 17, 2019 Important Jewelry auction was a remarkable twin stone Kashmir sapphire ring by Cartier.

Antique Ruby and Diamond Ring, sold for $171,000

Owned by one family since the 1950s, the ring soared to more than double its pre-sale estimate to $873,000. The sapphires were a classic example of the cornflower-blue stones from the famed Kashmir mines, before they closed in the 1880s.… Read More

American & European Works of Art Gallery Receptions

Join us!

Thursday, September 26 | 5PM

Enjoy wine & hors d’oeuvres as you preview the American & European Works of Art auctions.

Friday, September 27 | 10:30AM

The festivities continue with a petite brunch of pastries and mimosas.

Free and open to the public. Register below.

Skinner Boston Gallery63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Portland Consignment Day | September 11

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 | 10AM-3PM | PORTLAND, ME

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts in Portland, ME on September 11 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your JewelryFine Art, Fine Silver, European Antiques, American Antiques, and Coins & Currency. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time.Read More

Gallery Talk | Modern Japanese Prints

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 | SKINNER BOSTON

Toko Shinoda (b. 1913), Woodblock Print (Lot 1134, Estimate: $400-600)

Please join us for a gallery talk by Japanese prints dealer and lecturer Allison Tolman, focusing on modern Japanese prints.

The reception will begin at 5PM in the Boston Gallery, followed by the talk at 5:30PM. Please register below.

This event is held in conjunction with the September live Asian Works of Art auction and Japanese Prints online auction.Read More

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