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Skinner to Host Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts December 20, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – December 03, 2008 – 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 December 20th at 10 a.m.  The sale will feature more than 750 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). … Read More

Aubrey Beardsley Illustration Sets New World Record

BOLTON, Mass. – November 20, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it has set a new world record for a rare illustration by Aubrey Beardsley.  At the recent Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, which took place on Sunday, November 16th, Beardsley’s The Climax (lot 139) fetched $213,300 including buyer’s premium, well over its $15/20,000 estimate.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Oriental Rugs and Carpets Auction Dec 6th

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov 14, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets at its Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza on Saturday, December 6th at noon.  More than 300 lots will be offered from prayer rugs, to long rugs, to room size carpets including seven Serapi carpets, seven Marasali Rugs, and six Ushak carpets.

Persian rugs

Featured Persian rugs include a number of fine weavings from the Northwest such as a Tabriz Prayer Rug (lot 57, est.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Discovery Auction in Bolton November 19th & 20th

BOLTON, Mass. – November 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, November 19 and Thursday, November 20 in its Bolton, Mass. gallery, conveniently located west of Boston off Route 495 on Route 117.   The auction numbers over 1400 lots and features a wide selection of material culled from over 16 Skinner specialty departments and property from several estates and institutions. … Read More

Skinner's Annual Auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts Set for November 16th

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 29, 2008www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, takes bidders back in time with its unique annual offering of Fine Books & Manuscripts.  The sale is set to take place on Sunday, November 16th at 11 a.m. in Skinner’s Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza.  More than 450 lots of important books, manuscripts and intimate documents will be offered, including rare materials from every U.S.… Read More

American and European Paintings Go on the Block In Boston; Skinner's Next Paintings Auction to be Held November 14th

BOSTON, Mass. – October 24, 2008www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its next American and European Paintings sale is scheduled to take place on November 14th in the Boston gallery.  The sale features 479 lots from noteworthy American and French, English, Italian and Dutch artists.

American Paintings  

Highlights from American artists include several impressive landscapes including George Loftus Noyes’ Spring Landscape (lot 171, est.… Read More

Skinner Americana Weekend November 1st & 2nd in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct 15, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host a two day Americana auction on November 1st and 2nd in its Boston gallery.  On Saturday, November 1st at 3 p.m., Skinner will present Session I of the Herbert Nilson Collection of American Clocks.

On Sunday, November 2nd at 11:00 a.m., fine American furniture and decorative arts will be offered. … Read More

Skinner, Inc. Hosts Asian Works of Art Auction Saturday, October 18th

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct 9, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of Asian Works of Art on Saturday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery.  Featured are stellar collections of prints, pottery, jades, ivories and bronzes representative of the finest of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Tibetan art.

The sale kicks off with an extensive offering of nearly 200 prints and paintings, including a Buddhist painting (lot 150, est.… Read More

Skinner hosts Discovery Auction in Bolton

Highlights Include Celebrity and Sports Collectibles, Ephemera, American Indian Arts, and Pianos

Auction Preview Online at www.skinnerinc.com

BOLTON, Mass. – OCT. 1, 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, October 15 and Thursday, October 16 in its Bolton, Mass. gallery, conveniently located west of Boston off Route 495 on Route 117.  … Read More

World Records Set at Skinner's Fine Wine Sale

BOSTON, Mass. – September 30, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it has set several world records for some of the most expensive bottles of fine wine sold at auction.  At the recent Boston sale of Fine Wines, held September 19, 2008, Skinner sold three bottles of Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Romanee Conti 1911 for $60,750, including buyer’s premium. … Read More

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