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Native American and Ethnographic Art Auction January 15th in Boston

Pre-Columbian and Tribal

Sale 2533B offers a wide variety of Pre-Columbian textiles, some with estimates starting as low as $200. One featured textile is a woven Peruvian poncho, c. 200-700 A.D. The panels show standing mythological figures wearing double serpent head belts and holding what appear to be arrows. The poncho comes from the collection of Michael Mitchell, collected in the 1920s by his great-grandfather Ernest Mitchell.… Read More

Fine Painting Auction Features Works by Frieseke, Wyeth, Morgan, Cone

BOSTON, Mass. – January 13, 2010 – Skinner, Inc today announced that its quarterly American & European Paintings & Prints sale will take place on Friday, January 28th at noon in the Boston gallery. Many of the key highlights are fresh to the market, some not seen for decades, and one not previously know. Olive Trees, Cagnes by Frederick Carl Frieseke is being included in The Frederick Carl Frieseke Catalogue Raisonné and was recently purchased at a New Hampshire yard sale.… Read More

Skinner Offers Lost Georgia O'Keeffe Painting at Auction

BOSTON, Mass. – January 7, 2010 – www.skinnerinc.com Skinner, Inc., one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will kick-off its 2010 season with a strong sale of American & European Paintings & Prints on January 29th at noon in the Boston gallery.  Many of the offerings come to Skinner from private collections, some unseen for decades.

One of the sale’s highlights is a Georgia O’Keeffe Alligator Pear in White Dish, 1921. … Read More

Skinner European Auction Featuring Fine Silver October 3rd in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – Sept 15, 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 Silver, on Saturday, Oct 3rd at 10 a.m. in the Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  More than 750 lots of material will be offered, including 350 lots of fine silver.

Fine Silver

British and European silver includes a fine Victorian silver three-part mirrored table plateau by noted silversmith Robert Garrard (lot 37, est.… Read More

Skinner American Indian & Ethnographic Auction September 26th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – September 9, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its upcoming auction of American Indian and Ethnographic Art will be held on Saturday, September 26th at 10:00 a.m. in the Boston gallery.  The sale features an eclectic array of material from more than 100 consignors including both historical societies and private collections. … Read More

Skinner Offers Fine Jewelry in Boston September 15th

BOSTON, Mass. –September 3, 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, September 15th at 10:00 a.m.  Highlights include a number of rare and impressive colored diamonds and gemstones – the vast collection of famed ballroom dancer, Verna E. Winegar – and a wide selection of unique Art Deco pieces. More than 650 lots will be featured in the upcoming sale.… Read More

Skinner Hosts American & Euorpean Paintings & Prints Auction September 11th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – Aug 20, 2009 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of American and European Paintings on Friday, September 11th in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  The prints portion of the sale will commence at noon, with paintings being offered at 4:00 p.m.  Fittingly, this important specialty auction leads Skinner into the fall’s high auction season.… Read More

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

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