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Fine Musical Instruments Sound Off at Skinner April 25th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – April 13, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Fine Musical Instruments on April 25th in its Boston gallery.  Offered will be nearly 350 lots representing the best in classical and modern instruments including vintage guitars by Gibson and Martin, exceptional solid body guitars, fine Italian violins, and fine French bows.

Outstanding violins grace the auction including one by Giovanni Grancino of Milan, c.… Read More

Skinner Auctions Science, Technology & Clocks May 1st in Marlborough, MA

BOSTON, Mass. – April 5, 2010 – www.skinnerinc.comSkinner, Inc. today announced that more than 500 objects from the Ted Crom Horological Tool Collection and Library will be offered at auction in Skinner’s Science, Technology & Clocks auction, May 1, 2010 at 10 a.m. in its Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery.  Ted Crom was a world-renowned collector of and international authority on horological tools.  Thought to be the most comprehensive private collection of its type, The Crom collection was built over a fifty year time span and features wheel-cutting engines, ornamental turning lathes, mandrels, turns, and watch and clock making tools.… Read More

Skinner Auctions Studio Paintings in Marlborough, Mass. Gallery

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – April 1, 2010 – www.skinnerinc.comStudio artwork isn’t just the bastion of Soho Lofts.  Skinner, Inc. announced today that it’s upcoming April Discovery auction will feature a special offering of Studio Artwork, an attractively varied selection of American & European paintings, prints, sculpture & works on paper, all affordably estimated to sell to the highest bidder.

The two day, 1,200 lot auction, to be held at Skinner’s Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery at 274 Cedar Hill Street, kicks off on Wednesday April 14th at 2 p.m.… Read More

Skinner Auctions European Furniture & Decorative Arts, Featuring Fine Silver

BOSTON, Mass. – March 25, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts, featuring Fine Silver on Saturday, April 10th at 10 a.m. in Skinner’s Boston gallery.  Nearly 1,000 items will be up for bid, with about half the offerings representing lots of fine silver.

The auction’s cover lot is a Tiffany & Co. sterling fruit bowl with bacchante handles, attributed to one of Tiffany’s most celebrated designers and chasers, Eugene J.… Read More

Skinner Auctions 20th Century Design, Tiffany Studios to George Nakashima

BOSTON, Mass. – March 9, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. announced today that it will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts on March 27th at 10 a.m. in Boston.  The auction features a wide array of Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, Mid-century Modern and Studio Movement material, including works by Tiffany Studios and George Nakashima.  The auction will be held at Skinner’s gallery at 63 Park Plaza in Boston.… Read More

Skinner Americana Auction Features William Bradford Ship Portrait and Mochaware Collection


Other highlights include naive portraiture, Federal furniture, scrimshaw and folk art

BOSTON, Mass. – Feb 19, 2010 – Skinner, Inc. one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host its semi-annual auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts on Sunday, March 7th. … Read More

Skinner Auctions Estate Jewelry & Silver in February Discovery Auction

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – February 16, 2010 – www.skinnerinc.comOn Wednesday, February 24th and Thursday, February 25th 2010, Skinner, Inc., one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host a two-day Discovery auction featuring Silver and Estate Jewelry in its Marlborough, Massachusetts gallery at 274 Cedar Hill Street. The auction begins at 2 p.m. and numbers over 1,200 lots.

Wednesday Session

Wednesday’s session begin at 2 p.m.… Read More

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 – 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

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