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Picasso and Matisse Headline American & European Paintings Auction May 15th

BOSTON, Mass. – April 29, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its upcoming American and European Paintings sale will take place on Friday, May 15th in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  More than 500 lots of paintings will be offered.  This sale will feature one of the auction house’s most impressive offerings to date with works from Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Henry Moore, and Salvador Dalí coming to Skinner from notable collections.… Read More

Skinner to Auction 1947 Kentucky Derby Trophy

BOSTON, Mass. – April 28, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, announces it will auction a 1947 Kentucky Derby 14 kt Gold Winner’s Trophy and Commemorative Mint Julep Cup, won by the American thoroughbred racehorse Jet Pilot, owned by Elizabeth Arden.  The trophy will go on the block in Skinner’s June 7th auction of American Furniture & Decorate Arts. … Read More

Fine Musical Instruments Auction May 3rd at Skinner

BOSTON, Mass. – April 16, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of Fine Musical Instruments on Sunday, May 3rd in its Boston gallery at noon.  More than 400 lots will be offered.  Featured is a stunning example of the world’s most sought after electric guitar, the 1959 Les Paul Standard (lot 22), which more than any other guitar has achieved legendary status among guitar collectors, players, and investors everywhere for playability, sound, beauty and investment power. … Read More

Skinner Auctions Asian Works of Art April 24th & 25th

BOSTON, Mass. – April 10, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host its semi-annual auction of Asian Works of Art this month in its Boston gallery.  The sale will be offered in two sessions: Session I takes place on Friday, April 24th at 4 p.m. and consists of 278 lots; Session II will be held on Saturday, April 25th at 10 a.m. and will offer over a thousand lots of Asian arts.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Discovery Auction Featuring Ephemera & Collectibles

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – April 1, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – On April 15 -16, 2009, Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host a two-day Discovery auction featuring Ephemera & Collectibles in its gallery in Marlborough, Mass.  Session I begins on Wednesday April 15th at 5 p.m. at 274 Cedar Hill Street, Skinner’s new facility located off exit 23C on Route 495, just north of the Mass Pike. … Read More

Skinner March Jewelry Auction Grosses High Estimate Despite Economic Downturn

BOSTON, Mass. –March 24, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced the results of its Fine Jewelry sale last week which grossed $1,768,021.00, achieving the sale’s high estimate despite the current economic conditions and uncertainty in the marketplace.

A number of the top selling lots came to Skinner from the family of William and Henry Walters, who established Baltimore’s Waters Art Museum. … Read More

Skinner Auctions European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver in Boston on April 11, 2009

BOSTON, Mass. – March 19, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will hold a sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring Fine Silver on Saturday, April 11th at 10 a.m. in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  A major U.S. force in the sale of high style European pieces to both national and international clients, Skinner again offers an impressively varied selection of English and Continental decorative works of art, ceramics, furniture and silver with this sale.… Read More

Skinner to Host American & European Paintings & Prints Auction March 6th; Photography & Sculpture to be Offered

BOSTON, Mass. – February 17, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will offer a varied selection of American and European Paintings on Friday, March 6th in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  With more than 850 lots of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture, the sale has something to suit every taste.

Prints & Photography

Kicking off the sale at noon on the 6th is a fine selection of prints and photography. … Read More

Skinner Hosts Inaugural Auction in New Marlborough Gallery; Discovery Auction Thursday, February 26

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – February 11, 2009 www.skinnerinc.com – On Thursday, February 26,  2009, Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host its inaugural auction in its new gallery in Marlborough, Mass.:  a one-day Discovery auction featuring Country Americana.  The auction begins at 10 a.m. at 274 Cedar Hill Street, Skinner’s new facility located off exit 23C on Route 495, just north of the Mass Pike. … Read More

Skinner Inc. Moves to Marlborough, MA

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – January 28, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – On February 2, 2009, Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will move from its long-time Bolton gallery to a new, state-of-the-art facility located at 274 Cedar Hill Street in Marlborough, Massachusetts.  The 69,000 square foot space will house the company’s corporate offices, suburban auction gallery, and property warehouse. … Read More

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