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Richard Wright Collection at Auction October 2009

BOSTON, Mass. – June 29, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that it will offer the Richard Wright Collection at auction in October 2009.  Richard Wright was one of the world’s best known experts in the field of fine dolls, and a prominent and colorful appraiser on the PBS series, Antiques Roadshow.  The Richard Wright Collection promises to be a major highlight of Skinner’s fall auction season as Wright’s vision will be on display in two exciting and diverse sales:  Session I on October 10th, 2009 will feature Rare & Important Dolls, and will be held in Skinner’s Marlborough gallery. … Read More

European Furniture and Decorative Arts, Featuring Fine Ceramics at Auction July 11th

BOSTON, Mass. – June 24, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc. one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts, featuring Fine Ceramics, on Saturday, July 11th at 10 a.m. in the Boston gallery. The sale boasts more than 800 lots and features fine ceramics, as well as English and Continental decorative works of art, statuary, textiles and furniture from the 18th – 20th centuries.… Read More

20th Century Design Auction June 27th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – June 11, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston gallery on June 27th at 10 a.m.  More than 550 lots of furniture and decorative and utilitarian objects from the Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, Mid-Century and Post Modern periods (1880-contemporary time) will be up for bid. 

Featured in the sale is a collection of timeless mid-20th century designs of Georg Jensen silver objects and jewelry. … Read More

Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction June 16th

BOSTON, Mass. – June 4, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of fine jewelry at its Boston gallery on Tuesday, June 16th at 10:00 a.m.  Highlights include Art Deco jewelry by Boucheron Paris, important Arts & Crafts jewels, principally from famous Boston studio jewelers, antique European jewelry Réjane, a famous French actress, and large diamonds of high color with reports from GIA.… Read More

Skinner Auctions American Furniture & Decorative Arts June 7th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – May 21, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc. one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it will host an auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts on Sunday, June 7th at 11 a.m. in its Boston gallery.  Quintessential Americana – and in many cases from New England – Queen Anne, Federal, painted, and country furniture examples, tall clocks, ship portraits, marine arts, basketry, naïve portraiture, mochaware, weather vanes, hooked rugs, needlework, and more will be up for bid.… Read More

Fine Wines Auction May 21st in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – May 8, 2009 – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of Fine Wines on May 21st at 5 p.m. in its Boston gallery.  In partnership with Lower Falls Wine Company, Skinner will offer stellar consignments of Bordeaux, Burgundy and Napa and Port wines.

Featured in the sale are full cases from the 2000 vintage of Chateau La Mission Haut Brion (lot 59, est.… Read More

Oriental Rugs & Carpets Auction May 9th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – April 30, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it will host an auction of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets at its Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza, on Saturday, May 9th at noon.  More than 300 lots, including 50 room-sized carpets, will be offered with palates, patterns and prices to suit every kind of buyer.

Persian rugs

Featured Persian rugs include a number of weavings from the Northwest such as two Serapis (lot 115, est.… Read More

Skinner to Offer Fine Judaica May 21st

BOSTON, Mass. – April 30, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it will host an auction of Fine Judaica in its Boston gallery on Thursday, May 21st at noon.  The sale numbers over 200 lots and is devoted entirely to antique and artisan Judaica.  Featured is a diverse group of material from Jewish communities worldwide, including some of finest examples of Judaica that Skinner has offered in many years, much of it fresh-to-the-market after 60 years in collection.… Read More

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

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