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Duxbury Consignment Day | June 12

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 | 11AM-3PM | DUXBURY, MA

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Jewelry, Fine Art, Fine Silver, American Antiques, European Antiques, Asian Art 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

Fresh to Market Works Set Pace at Skinner May Fine Art Auction

BOSTON, MA – May 17, 2019. Skinner’s Boston May 10 auction of American & European Works of Art saw a curated two-session sale of Prints, Multiples, and Photographs followed by Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings. Participation was brisk with over 1,000 registered bidders from the U.S., Central America, United Kingdom, and Europe competing online, by telephone, in the room, and via partner platforms.

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925) Bologna Fountain (sold for: $183,000)

Top lots in the auction included two watercolors by John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925).… Read More

New York Consignment Days | May 2019

Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts in May for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your American AntiquesCoins & CurrencyModern DesignEuropean Antiques, and Tribal Art. See the schedule below for when each specialty department will be visiting your area. Appointments are required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time.… Read More

Announcing New Skinner Location in Westchester, NY

Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of their Westchester office in White Plains, NY. By creating this Westchester location, Skinner is able to expand their presences in the region while providing the same market knowledge, object passion and client commitment for which they are recognized. Katie Banser-Whittle, Regional Director, is available for in-office appointments as well as house calls in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.Read More

Fresh to Market: Two Sargent Watercolors in Context

Talk by Scholar and Curator Trevor Fairbrother

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

Skinner is delighted to offer two works by John Singer Sargent that have been with a local family for over ninety years. Scholar and Curator Trevor Fairbrother will give a breezy overview of the artist’s work as a watercolorist and take a close look at these splendid Italian images – Bologna Fountain and Olive Grove.

RECEPTION 5:30PM, TALK 6PM

REGISTER HERE

Trevor Fairbrother earned both his B.A.… Read More

Understanding Navajo Silver Jewelry

The art of silversmithing as practiced by the Navajo, Zuni, and other Pueblo Indians is a relatively recent cultural development. It was not until sometime between 1850 and 1870 that the Navajos acquired the skill of working in silver from the Mexican plateros (silversmiths) they encountered. From the Navajos, the art spread to the Zunis, and to a lesser degree to the other smaller tribes of the Pueblo groups. Although many tribes eventually learned the craft of silversmithing, none have developed it to the level of the Navajo, Zuni and later the Hopi.… Read More

The Mr. and Mrs. James Grievo Collection of Native American Art at Auction on May 18

BOSTON, MA – April 29, 2019 – Skinner is pleased to announce the auction of The Mr. and Mrs. James Grievo Collection of Native American Art to be held in Boston on May 18th. Collectors of Native American art for over 20 years the sale is the culmination of passion and dedication for the culture and objects of Indigenous Americans. A selection of over 550 lots includes paintings, photographs, Plains Indian material, Northwest Coast artifacts, a significant collection of Navajo silver and turquoise jewelry, Southwest weavings and pottery, and an important collection of California and Western baskets.… Read More

First Tuesday | May 7 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, May 7 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Christopher Fox, Jonathan Dowling & Kaitlin Shinnick will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions. 

Experts Available in May:

Jonathan Dowling – From the multi-faceted Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Department, Jonathan will be looking for wristwatches, pocket watches, clocks, and important historical and scientific material.  Bring in your timepieces and related collectibles for an auction evaluation and the opportunity to consign for future live and online sales.  

 

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Providence, RI Consignment Day | May 15

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 | 11AM-3PM | PROVIDENCE, RI

Skinner is inviting consignments for the spring 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Jewelry, Fine Art, Fine Silver, American Antiques, European Antiques, Coins & Currency 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.

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Important Jewelry Preview | New York City

Join the Jewelry Department in New York City to preview the May 21 Important Jewelry Auction. Private preview times are available by appointment only. Request an appointment for:

TUESDAY, APRIL 30 WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 THURSDAY, MAY 2

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

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

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