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Skinner Holds Its Most Successful American Indian & Ethnographic Art Auction To Date

SKINNER’S HOLDS ITS MOST SUCCESSFUL AMERICAN INDIAN &

ETHNOGRAPHIC ART AUCTION TO DATE

BOSTON, Mass. – May 19, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, recently hosted a sale of American Indian and Ethnographic Art that claims its place as the most successful for the department in the company’s history.  91% of 500 lots were sold, bringing in a total of $1,740,000.… Read More

Skinners Recent Asian Works of Art Auction Nets $3.7M; Sale Ranks as 5th Most Successful in Skinners History

Skinner’s Recent Asian Works of Art Auction Nets $3.7M; Sale Ranks as 5th Most Successful in Skinner’s History

BOLTON, Mass. – May 14, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced the results of its recent Asian Works of Art sale, which grossed $3,722,862.00.  The auction, which was held on April 26th in the Boston gallery, represents the most successful sale to date for that specialty area at Skinner and is the 5th most successful auction in the company’s history.… Read More

Skinner to Offer American and European Paintings on May 16th

BOSTON, Mass. – April 29, 2008

www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its spring painting sale will be held on May 16th in Skinner’s Boston gallery. The auction of American and European Paintings will include more than 500 fine landscapes, portraits, marine-scapes and modern works.

American paintings

One of the sale’s highlights is Animated View of Valparaiso Harbor (lot 93, est.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Auction Of American Indian & Ethnographic Art

SKINNER HOSTS AUCTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN &

ETHNOGRAPHIC ART

BOSTON, Mass. – April 23, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of American Indian and Ethnographic Art on Saturday, May 10th at 10:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery.  According to Douglas Deihl, director of Skinner’s American Indian and Ethnographic Art department, “This is one of the best quality American Indian and Ethnographic sales Skinner has ever had.”

American Indian

From the Plains and Great Lakes area comes a number of beautiful beadworks, including moccasins, bandolier and pipe bags. … Read More

Fine Oriental Rugs And Carpets Auction To Be Held At Skinner April 19th

“An impressive selection of Persian rugs will be offered, with many fine Northwest Persian Serapis including one from the 2nd half of the 19th century (lot 45, est. $7/9,000); two room-sized weaving from the last quarter 19th century (lot 111, est. $15/20,000 and lot 136, est. $12/15,000); two from the late 19th century (lot 115, est. $12/15,000 and lot 139, est. $12/15,000); and two others from the last quarter of the 19th century (lot 201, est.… Read More

Skinners European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction Nets More Than $2M; Khlebnikov Silver And Enamel Box Sells For $787,000

SKINNER’S EUROPEAN FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION NETS MORE THAN $2M; KHLEBNIKOV SILVER AND ENAMEL BOX SELLS FOR $787,000

Klebnikov box sets a record for the highest priced lot ever sold in a Skinner European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction

 

BOSTON, Mass. – April 15, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today released the results of its European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, which was held in its Boston gallery on April 10th and 12th. … Read More

Skinner Hosts Discovery Auction In Bolton Wednesday, March 19Th & Thursday, March 20th

SKINNER HOSTS DISCOVERY AUCTION IN BOLTON

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19TH & THURSDAY, MARCH 20TH

Highlights Include Fine Silver and Estate Jewelry

Offerings of Americana, Paintings & Prints, Clocks & Timepieces

Auction Preview Online at www.skinnerinc.com

BOLTON, Mass. – March 6, 2008 www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art will host a two-day Discovery auction on Wednesday, March 19th and Thursday, March 20th in its Bolton, Mass.… Read More

Skinner to Auction Fine Wines March 14th in Boston

“”The introduction of the Fine Wines department has opened the door to an entirely new clientele for Skinner,”” said Marie Keep, director of the Fine Wines. “”Were seeing cross-collection interest from these buyers, many of whom have since participated in our antiques and arts auctions. Keep continued, “”The activity crosses the other way as well, as our long time patrons of our fine arts and antiques auctions are delving into this new collectible category of fine wines.””

As the only major auction house in New England to offer fine wines at auction, Skinner offers both seasoned and new collectors the opportunity to bid on such excellent vintages as six bottles of the immortal 1870 Lafite Rothschild, bottled by the Scottish negociants Thomson and Lauder; two lots of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 (12 bts, est.… Read More

Skinner To Hold Americana Auction In Boston February 17, 2008

The George A. Cluett Collection

Skinner is pleased to offer pieces from George A. Cluett’s personal collection through his descendents. Cluett amassed one of the great collections of American furniture beginning in 1910. For the next 50 years, he purchased the finest work of the best-know cabinetmakers including McIntire sofas, labeled Seymour tambour desks, and Lannuier pier tables. During his half-century of serious collection, he bought four examples of many important pieces, so that each of his children would have an equally fine collection.… Read More

Skinner To Host Judaica Sale April 10th

BOSTON, Mass. – January 28, 2008

www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced plans to host a Judaica sale on April 10th in the Boston gallery at 5:00 p.m.. Judaica can be broadly described as the material culture of the Jewish people. Skinner’s expertise in Judaica runs deep; Kerry Shrives, department director, is the only Judaica expert on the PBS-TV series Antiques Roadshow.… Read More

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