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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

Skinner to Host Auction of Fine Musical Instruments October 12th

BOSTON, Mass. – September 24, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced that its semi-annual Fine Musical Instruments auction will be held on October 12th at noon in the Boston gallery.  As in past sales, this auction proves Skinner as a reliable source of fine quality musical instruments for the trade, private musicians, and collectors alike.

Of significant note is a collection of vintage and rare American guitars. … Read More

Fine Jewelry To Be Auctioned By Skinner September 16th

BOSTON, Mass. Aug 26, 2008 www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nations leading auction houses, today announced highlights of its upcoming fine jewelry auction. The auction, which takes place on September 16th in Skinners Boston gallery, features fashions of every style with almost 600 lots of Art Deco, Victorian, Art Nouveau and contemporary pieces.

To be offered at the sale is a collection of beautiful reverse-painted crystals, many quite rare in size and quality.… Read More

Skinner Hosts American And European Paintings & Prints Sale

Skinner Hosts American and European Paintings & Prints Sale

BOSTON, Mass. August 20, 2008 www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nations leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its fall painting and print sale will take place on September 12th at Skinners Boston gallery. The prints and photography portion of the sale, comprised of 339 lots, begins at noon. Then, at 4 p.m., more than 550 lots of paintings and sculptures will be offered.… Read More

Skinner Announces Move to Marlborough, MA

BOSTON, Mass. – August 20, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced that it will move from its long-time Bolton, Mass. gallery to a new facility located at 274 Cedar Hill Street in Marlborough, Mass. This newly purchased site will host the auction house’s corporate offices, suburban auction gallery, and warehouse.  Currently, Skinner has galleries in Boston and Bolton, Mass.… Read More

Skinner to Host Semi-Annual 20th Century Furniture & Decorations Auction June 28th

Arts & Crafts/Art Nouveau

One highlight of the sale is the Alice Curtis collection of Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts architectural tiles. Alice Curtis was a collector from Massachusetts who used tiles to decorate her Victorian home. Her eye for space planning, color, and texture enabled her to create beautiful displays of these tiles, most notably in her dining room. Tiles are photographed in situ in the catalog. The sale features over 80 lots from the Curtis collection, many lots with multiple tiles (lots 1-84, estimates range from $40 at the low end to $2,500 at the high).… Read More

Skinner To Host Fine Jewelry Auction June 17th

BOSTON, Mass. – June 4, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced that its upcoming auction of fine jewelry will be held in the Boston gallery on Tuesday, June 17th at 10 a.m.  Among the highlights of the sale are several exotic stones, a number of impressive diamonds, and a fine selection of Art Deco and antique jewelry.

Included in the offerings are pieces from the estate of Constance Denson. … Read More

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

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