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Skinner to Feature the WGBH Wine Collection at Upcoming Sale to Support Local Programming

BOSTON, Mass. – October 25, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. will host its fall auction of Fine Wines on November 2nd at 4 p.m. in its Boston gallery at 63 Park Plaza. The sale, realized through a partnership with Lower Falls Wine Company of Newton, MA, will offer over 700 extensive lots of fine vintage Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italian, and Spanish wines, as well as impressive selection of Champagne and Sauternes, and enticing dinner party lots for those wishing to educate, test or delight their palettes.… Read More

Skinner Auctions Richard Wright Collection of Decorative Arts & Furniture October 24th

BOSTON, Mass. – October 7, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host Session II of the Richard Wright Collection on October 24th starting at 11 a.m. in the Boston gallery.  Richard Wright, one of the world’s foremost fine dolls experts, and a prominent and colorful appraiser on the PBS series, Antiques Roadshow, also had a discerning eye for furniture and decorative arts. … Read More

Skinner Discovery Auction October 14 &15 in Marlborough, MA

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – October 5, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com– Skinner will host its October Discovery auction on Wednesday, October 14th and Thursday October 15th in its Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery at 274 Cedar Hill Street.  Session I begins on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and features ephemera, collectibles and Asian works of art.  Thursday’s session begins at 10 a.m. and features a wide array of furniture and decorative arts.… Read More

Skinner Asian Works of Art Auction Features Million Dollar Jade Collection

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct 5, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com Skinner, one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced its upcoming auction of Asian Works of Art – to take place on Oct 17th at 3 p.m. and Oct. 18th at 10 a.m. in its Boston gallery – will feature a rare collection of jades.  Four pieces in the extensive collection were previously appraised by Skinner’s James Callahan at a taping of a popular antiques appraisal show that airs on America’s PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), marking the event as the first ever million-dollar appraisal in the show’s history.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Auction of Fine Musical Instruments in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – September 30, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Fine Musical Instruments on October 10th in its Boston gallery. Along with fine examples of Italian violins, bows and guitars, the auction features a varied collection of raw materials in maple, spruce, ebony and pernambuco as well as more than 100 lots of violin memorabilia including signed and unsigned photos and cabinet cards from string players. This sale includes an unusual mix of desirable items for the trade and the public.… Read More

Skinner Fine Musical Instruments Auction October 11th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – Sept 24, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced its Fine Musical Instruments Auction will be held on Sunday, October 11th in its Boston gallery at noon.

Vintage Guitars

This sale will feature a generous offering of twelve vintage guitars and one collectible ukulele from C.F. Martin & Co.  Highlights include highly decorated 19th century guitars and two large body “prewar” instruments. … Read More

Skinner Auctions Richard Wright Collection of Rare & Important Dolls

BOSTON, Mass. – Sept 22, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that it will offer at auction the Richard Wright Collection of Rare & Important Dolls on Oct. 10, 2009 at 11 a.m. in its Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery at 274 Cedar Hill Street. Marlborough, MA.  Comprising more than 450 lots, the Wright Collection includes extraordinarily fine and unusual examples of dolls, doll furniture, toys and accessories from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. … Read More

Skinner European Auction Features Wedgwood, Chinese Export Silver & Property from Astor's Beechwood

BOSTON, Mass. – September 16, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on Friday, October 1st at 6 p.m. and Saturday October 2nd at 10 a.m. in its Boston gallery. The sale features several significant collections, as well as more than 500 lots of Fine Silver.

One such collection up for bid is that of Carita and Stuart Kadison, who began collecting Wedgwood in the late 1950’s. Their early area of focus was Wedgwood and Bentley and the other fine wares of the 18th century.… Read More

Skinner Paintings Auction to Offer Works by Wyeth, Close & Metcalf

BOSTON, Mass. – September 15, 2010 – Skinner, Inc’s American & European Paintings & Prints sale takes place on Friday, September 24th at noon in the Boston gallery.  Many fine works come to the sale from private collections, including pieces from New England artists, bronzes, sculptures as well as multiples.  Also being offered is an extensive collection of photographs, many shot in the Southwest, in and around New Mexico. … Read More

Skinner Discovery Auction Features Silver, Estate Jewelry, Royal Doulton & Musical Instruments

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – September 7, 2010 – www.skinnerinc.comHigh quality, affordable antique and vintage home furnishings, silver, and estate jewelry are all on the block at Skinner’s upcoming Discovery auction, September 15th and 16th in Skinner’s Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery, located at 274 Cedar Hill Street.

The auction kicks off on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 2 p.m. with over 200 lots of coin, sterling and silver plated flatware, plus serving and decorative silver items.… Read More

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