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Skinner Consignment Day | New Jersey

TUESDAY, JULY 18 | 10AM – 3PM

Skinner Auctions is inviting consignments for the fall 2017 Auctions. Meet with Fine Jewelry expert Victoria Bratberg and Senior Appraiser Kerry Shrives at the Historical Society of Princeton for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Jewelry, Silver, Antiques & Fine Art. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time.… Read More

Lecture | Storied Wedgwood Collections and Stories About the Collectors

Storied Wedgwood Collections and Stories About the Collectors

A Lecture by Harwood Johnson

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Harwood (Woody) Johnson is the former managing editor and current contributing editor of Ars Ceramica, the journal of the Wedgwood Society of New York.  He is on the board and is a past-president of the English Ceramics Study Group of Philadelphia.  As was Josiah Wedgwood, he is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London.… Read More

Solstice Pre-Auction Wine Tasting | June 21

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting

Wednesday, June 21  | 6:30PM – 8PM

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Please join us for an after hours summer solstice wine tasting of highlights from the Fine Wine auction and chance to meet experts from Skinner’s Fine Wines department on Wednesday, June 21 from 6:30PM-8PM at Lower Falls Wine Company.

Limited availability, please RSVP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2366 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls MA

Contact Us: finewines@skinnerinc.com

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Jewelry’s Power Couples | Lecture | June 22

 

Jewelry’s Power Couples

A Lecture by Toni Greenbaum

THURSDAY, JUNE 22 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Art historian Toni Greenbaum will discuss several notable modern and contemporary jewelers who are married to one another. Each captivating couple has a different story to tell of how they met and forged their respective careers, as well as what – if any – collaborative practices guided their oeuvres. Beginning with Sam and Carol Kramer, who offered “fantastic jewelry for people who are slightly mad” at their post-war Surrealist-inspired Greenwich Village shop, and ending with current “jewelry anarchists” Karl Fritsch and Lisa Walker, Greenbaum will discuss such international luminaries as Toza and Ruth Radakovich, Gijs Bakker and Emmy van Leersum, David Watkins and Wendy Ramshaw, Otto Künzli and Therese Hilbert, and David Bielander and Helen Britton.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Consignment Day | Westport Connecticut

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 | 10AM – 3PM

Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Department is inviting consignments for the September 19th auction. Meet with Department Director Victoria Bratberg at the Westport Historical Society for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Jewelry. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time.

REGISTER ONLINE

Westport Historical Society 25 Avery Place Westport, CT

Contact us:

Fine Jewelry Department vbratberg@skinnerinc.com

617.874.4305… Read More

First Tuesday | June 6 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, June 6 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Skinner experts will provide complimentary verbal auction evaluations during our monthly consignment event on the first Tuesday of each month.

Experts Available in June:

LaGina Austin, General Appraisals ♦ Kathleen Leland, Modern & Contemporary Works of Art ♦ Robin S.R. Starr, American & European Works of Art ♦ Kyle Johnson, Coins & Currency

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA

First come, first served.… Read More

Lecture | May 31 | Radiant with Color and Art: McLoughlin Brothers & the Business of Picture Books

Radiant with Color and Art: McLoughlin Brothers & the Business of Picture Books, 1858-1920

A Lecture by Laura Wasowicz

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 | MARLBOROUGH

RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Laura Wasowicz, curator of Children’s Literature at the American Antiquarian Society is delighted to share her research on New York picture book publisher McLoughlin Brothers.  Rising from the gritty printing district of lower Manhattan, McLoughlin Brothers blew the international picture book trade wide open with its embrace of cutting edge technologies like chromolithography and branding techniques that are still strikingly modern today. … Read More

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven | A Lecture by Carol Clark | May 17

Charles E. Prendergast, Untitled (Vase with Flowers and Birds) (Lot 382, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven

A Lecture by Carol Clark

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Carol Clark will discuss the distinctive career of Charles Prendergast (1863-1948) who, along with his brother Maurice, participated in key aesthetic movements of the first half of the 20th century. Inspired by a wide range of art from the past, such as Persian miniatures and Egyptian reliefs, and by folk and modern painting, Charles’s contribution as a frame maker and his creation of fewer than 125 carved, painted, and gilded panels offer insight into an exciting moment in American art.… Read More

Boston Teas and Baskets That Please | Lecture | May 4

Courtesy of the Department of the Interior Museum, Washington, DC

Boston Teas and Baskets That Please

A Lecture by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh

THURSDAY, MAY 4 | RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh is a specialist and scholar of American Indian basketry who is retired from museum administrative and teaching positions. For over forty years, she and her husband and colleague William Turnbaugh, Ph.D., have written about various American Indian arts.… Read More

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