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Holiday Shopping Made Easy | Skinner's 2016 Gift Guide

Skinner’s auctions truly offer something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. With a wide array of unique items at a range of price points, our current Jewelry, Silver, Tribal Art & Interiors online auction, allows you to easily find bespoke items in one place. Our Discovery team has chosen their favorite holiday gift picks.


Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson

Specialist, Discovery auctions

 

Kyle’s holiday gift picks for…

 
 

The Motorist - Tag Heuer Carrera Mens Wristwatch, Lot 1207 - Heuer’s representation on the wrists of Formula One racing greats is unparalleled. The recipient of this Carrera will feel like he’s in the driver’s seat next to Niki Lauda, Al Unser, and Jo Siffert, all of whom have sported Heuer chronographs.

The Motorist Tag Heuer Carrera Mens Wristwatch (Lot 1207, Estimate $300-400) Heuer’s representation on the wrists of Formula One racing greats is unparalleled. The recipient of this Carrera will feel like he’s in the driver’s seat next to Niki Lauda, Al Unser, and Jo Siffert, all of whom have sported Heuer chronographs.

The Architect - Large Hamilton Oak and Maple Drafting Tables, Lots 2515 – For either a DIY project or designing a modern skyscraper, this drafting tables large writing surface enables any project-minded person to the best they can be.

The Architect Large Hamilton Oak and Maple Drafting Table (Lot 2515, Estimate $200-300) Whether completing a DIY project or designing a modern skyscraper, this drafting tables large writing surface enables the creative in your life to the best they can be.

The Sartorialist - Vintage Hudson Bay Company Wool Coat, Lot 1609 - For the fashion forward in your life that can blend vintage and modern, this Hudson Bay Company wool coat is the perfect compliment for a winter walk.

The Sartorialist Vintage Hudson Bay Company Wool Coat (Lot 1609, Estimate $150-250) For the fashion forward person who can blend vintage and modern, this Hudson Bay Company wool coat is the perfect compliment for a winter walk.

The Interior Decorator - Six Early 20th Century Boxes, Lot 1995 - As functional items with early paper labels and New York and Massachusetts history, these boxes will appeal to anybody with an apartment equipped with exposed beams and brick walls.

The Interior Decorator Six Early 20th Century Boxes (Lot 1995, Estimate $100-200) As functional items with early paper labels and New York and Massachusetts history, these boxes will appeal to anybody with an apartment equipped with exposed beams and brick walls.

 

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Melanie Trottier-Mitcheson
Auction Coordinator

 

Melanie’s holiday gift picks for…

 

 

The Party Host - Help your host to set an elegant holiday table with this bright blue salad bowl. Thomas Webb & Sons Blue Cameo Glass Salad Bowl and Two Gorham Sterling-mounted Servers, Lot 2234

The Party Host Help your host set an elegant holiday table with this bright blue salad bowl. Thomas Webb & Sons Blue Cameo Glass Bowl and Two Gorham Sterling-mounted Servers (Lot 2234, Estimate $700-1,000)

The Kids Treat the children and the neighbors to percussion practice sessions with this Pacific Five-piece Drum Set including snare, bass drum, floor tom, and two tom-toms 1874

The Kids Treat the children and the neighbors to percussion practice sessions with this Pacific Five-piece Drum Set including snare, bass drum, floor tom, and two tom-toms (Lot 1874, Estimate $100-200)

The Time-Traveler Whatever your century, tell the time in style with this Howard 14kt Gold Pocket Watch 1021

The Time-Traveler Whichever century you prefer, tell the time in style with this Howard 14kt Gold Pocket Watch and Art Nouveau Fob (Lot 1021, Estimate $1,000-1,500)

For the person who has everything…a Painted Plaster Sculpture of a Bear and Three Birds (166521/2) 2031

The person who has everything… A Painted Plaster Sculpture of a Bear and Three Birds (Lot 2031, Estimate $300-500)

 

Carly Babione


Carly Babione
Business Administrator & Cataloguer, Discovery auctions

 

Carly’s holiday gift picks for…

 
 

The Animal Lover- Acoma Pictorial Pottery Jar, Lot 1702- Whether it's bears, antelope, or sheep, this graphic jar captures a breadth of wildlife that you can have safely in your own home.

The Animal Lover Acoma Pictorial Pottery Jar (Lot 1702, Estimate $200-250) Whether it’s bears, antelope, or sheep, this graphic jar captures a breadth of wildlife one can have safely in their own home.

The Theater Goer- Pair of Mermod Jaccard Enameled Opera Glasses, Lot 1136- With this pair of antique glasses, they will be able to re-live the elegance and pageantry of seeing a theatrical production.

The Theater Goer Pair of Mermod Jaccard Enameled Opera Glasses (Lot 1136, Estimate $200-300) With this pair of antique glasses, they will be able to re-live the elegance and pageantry of seeing a theatrical production.

The Woman About Town- Piel Freres Art Nouveau Enameled Peacock Buckle (Lot 1031, Estimate: $400-600)- This colorful buckle would add a simple elegance and touch of fun to any wardrobe.

The Woman About Town Piel Freres Art Nouveau Enameled Peacock Buckle (Lot 1031, Estimate $400-600) This colorful buckle would add a simple elegance and touch of fun to any wardrobe.

The Sophisticate – Four Men’s Dress Hats (Lot 1572, Give someone the gift of sophistication and class with these four classic wardrobe staples.

The Sophisticate Four Men’s Dress Hats (Lot 1572, Estimate $200-400) Give someone the gift of sophistication and class with these four classic wardrobe staples.

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