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Modern Design Consignment Days | New York | May 11 & 12

Thursday, May 11 & Friday, May 12 | New York City

Skinner’s 20th Century Design Department is inviting consignments for the August 3 auction. Meet with expert appraisers in Skinner’s New York office for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your modern art & antiques. Modern Design at Skinner includes furniture, lighting, pottery, art glass, metalwork, and textiles from the 20th & 21st centuries.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Consignment Day | New York

TUESDAY, APRIL 25 | 10AM – 5PM

Reserve an appointment with Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Department for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Fine Jewelry. Skinner presents four fine jewelry auctions annually and regularly realizes outstanding prices at auction.

Skinner New York 415 Madison Avenue, #1418 New York, NY 10017

For appointments contact:

Fine Jewelry Department jewelry@skinnerinc.com

617.874.4305… Read More

Clocks Gallery Talk | April 27

Gallery Talk with Richard Ketchen, Clock & Scientific Instrument Conservator

THURSDAY, APRIL 27 | RECEPTION 5PM, GALLERY TALK 6PM

Richard Ketchen, of Carlisle, Massachusetts, will lead a gallery walk on Fasoldt clocks and the Holtzapffel ornamental turning lathe and rose engine featured in this sale. A leading clock and scientific instrument conservator, Richard is uniquely qualified to speak on these diverse subjects. Ketchen has restored a large and diverse collection of Fasoldt timekeepers and has made one from scratch to better understand the genius of the original maker.… Read More

Asian Art Appraisal Day | Florida

Thursday, April 20 | Coral Gables

Skinner’s Asian Art department is inviting consignments for the September 15  auction. Meet with expert appraisers in Skinner’s Coral Gables office for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Asian art and antiques.

To make an appointment please call: 305.503.4423

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The 28th MASSART Auction | April 8

Massachusetts College of Art and Design will celebrate the 28th MassArt Auction on Saturday, April 8, 2017 featuring Karen Keane, CEO of Skinner, Inc. as auctioneer. The proceeds of this spectacular night, featuring a live and silent auction, cocktails, and more, will provide vital scholarship aid and academic program support for our deserving students. MassArt is the nation’s only independent public college of art and design and is dedicated to providing an exceptional and affordable education for the next generation of artists and designers.… Read More

Kentucky Consignment Days | April 20-22

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 | 9AM-12PM

Meet with Skinner experts  for a verbal evaluation and possible consignment of your fine art & antiques at Liberty Hall in Frankfort, KY. The cost for verbal appraisal is $10 for one item or three items for $25. All proceeds will go towards the Liberty Hall Historic Site. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20 | FRIDAY, APRIL 21 | SATURDAY, APRIL 22

House calls are available in Frankfort and surrounding cities on a limited basis on April 20, 21 and 22.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Appraisal Day | Chatham

MONDAY, APRIL 3 | CHATHAM, MA

By Appointment Only.

Reserve an appointment with Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Department for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Fine Jewelry for our upcoming June 27 auction. Skinner presents four fine jewelry auctions annually and regularly realizes outstanding prices at auction.

For appointments contact:

Fine Jewelry Department jewelry@skinnerinc.com

617.874.4313

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Lecture | Heavy Breathing & Plain White Paper

Heavy Breathing and Plain White Paper, or How to Become an Expert on Antique Silver

A Lecture by Janine E. Skerry, Curator of Metals, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

THURSDAY, APRIL 6 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

RSVP ONLINE

How can one assess the state of a fine old silver tankard or tablespoon when caught unexpectedly at an auction or antiques store without a trusty XRF apparatus nearby? Join Janine Skerry in the pursuit of silver connoisseurship fundamentals on the fly as techniques like heavy breathing and the use of plain white paper are explained.… Read More

Lecture | Silk Brocades, Embroidery, and Kesi

Silk Brocades, Embroidery, and Kesi

A Lecture by artist Jon Eric Riis

THURSDAY, MARCH 16 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

RSVP ONLINE

Considered by many to be the nation’s leading contemporary tapestry artist, Jon Eric Riis has perhaps more than any other artist taken the ancient craft of hand-woven tapestry to the level of important contemporary fine art. Often imbuing his subject matter with highly critical social and cultural ideas, Riis’ provocative art is as important for its content as it is for its stunning execution and unmatched technical prowess.… Read More

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