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April Regional Consignment Days | Maine & Westchester

We invite you to join us online for regional consignment days in Maine and Westchester, New York. Skinner specialists look forward to evaluating items via email, and beginning the conversation about the advantages of selling at auction.

Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more. Send an email with the information and images at maine@skinnerinc.com, newyork@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

On View: Americana Gallery Walk

ONLINE EVENT | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 AT 5PM

Join specialists Stephen Fletcher, Chris Barber, and Christopher Fox from our American Furniture & Decorative Arts department for an informal virtual tour of highlights for the April auction, brimming with impressive examples of American craftsmanship. The Skinner team will highlight items from the current auction, with information on the objects and their collectors, and answer participant questions.… Read More

Virtual First Tuesday | April 6

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, APRIL 6

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on April 6. Submit your items anytime before the 6th and Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand on Tuesday to evaluate items and respond by email.

Let’s get started: 

Step 1: Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches, coins and much more.Read More

Great Finds: Jewelry | Online Event March 22

ONLINE EVENT | MONDAY, MARCH 22 AT 5PM

Join us for a casual, free-flowing conversation with Skinner jewelry experts Gloria Lieberman and John Colasacco — get their inside view. The discussion will touch on the jewelry auction highlights of the 2010s, and delve into the fascinating stories behind them. They will also share their perspectives on design and style, and how they would incorporate similar looks into their differing senses of fashion.… Read More

Musical Instruments Consignment Day | New York Area

Consign your musical instruments online!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

Speak to Skinner’s Director of Fine Musical Instruments, Adam Tober, face-to-face via video call to have your musical instruments evaluated and to discuss consigning for upcoming 2021 auctions.

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

Skinner’s expert musical instrument appraiser, Adam Tober, carefully evaluates the condition and researches the provenance of every musical instrument that comes through Skinner, from 18th and 19th century violins of Stradivarius, Balestrieri, Guadagnini and others to classic Martin guitars and Gibson mandolins.… Read More

March Regional Consignment Days | Maine & Westchester

We invite you to join us online for regional consignment days in Maine and Westchester, New York. Skinner specialists look forward to evaluating items via email, and beginning the conversation about the advantages of selling at auction.

Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more. Send an email with the information and images at newyork@skinnerinc.com, maine@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

Virtual First Tuesday | March 2

Join us for First Tuesday online!

AUCTION EVALUATION DAY | TUESDAY, MARCH 2

See what hidden treasures our experts may be able to reveal

We invite you to join us online for our Virtual First Tuesday on March 2. Submit your items anytime before the 2nd and Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand on Tuesday to evaluate items and respond by email.

Let’s get started: 

Step 1: Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches, coins and much more.Read More

February Regional Consignment Days | Maine & Westchester

We invite you to join us online for regional consignment days in Maine and Westchester, New York. Skinner specialists look forward to evaluating items via email, and beginning the conversation about the advantages of selling at auction.

Gather information and images for up to three items of fine & decorative arts, furniture, jewelry, silver, watches & coins and much more. Send an email with the information and images at newyork@skinnerinc.com, maine@skinnerinc.com or at the buttons below.… Read More

Loud, Naked, & in Three Colors: Boston’s Tattooed Folk & Folk Art | February 11

Loud, Naked, & in Three Colors: The Liberty Boys & The History of Tattooing in Boston (available at www.rakehouse.com)

VIRTUAL BOOK SIGNING | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 5PM

Join us for a virtual book signing and conversation live on Zoom with Derin Bray and Margaret Hodges, authors of Loud, Naked, & in Three Colors: The Liberty Boys & The History of Tattooing in Boston (www.rakehouse.com). The discussion hosted by Skinner’s Steve Fletcher will touch on the rich tradition of tattooing and tattoo folk art as featured in their book.… Read More

Distilling Value: Rare Spirits in Estate Planning

VIRTUAL EVENT | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 6PM

We invite you to join Joseph Hyman, Fine Spirits specialist, live on Zoom for a guided virtual tasting and anecdotes from years of uncovering spirits from cellars, liquor cabinets, closets, and under beds across the United States.  

We recommend pairing the conversation with a bourbon or liqueur of your choice.

Joe will be tasting: 1970s Old Grand Dad (bottle estimate: $400-600)1970s Old Crow (bottle estimate: $400-600)1970s Yellow Chartreuse (bottle estimate: $400-600) 1950s Green Chartreuse (bottle estimate: $1,000-1,500)

Please register for the event at the button below.… Read More

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