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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

Skinners Recent Asian Works of Art Auction Nets $3.7M; Sale Ranks as 5th Most Successful in Skinners History

Skinner’s Recent Asian Works of Art Auction Nets $3.7M; Sale Ranks as 5th Most Successful in Skinner’s History

BOLTON, Mass. – May 14, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced the results of its recent Asian Works of Art sale, which grossed $3,722,862.00.  The auction, which was held on April 26th in the Boston gallery, represents the most successful sale to date for that specialty area at Skinner and is the 5th most successful auction in the company’s history.… Read More

Skinner to Offer American and European Paintings on May 16th

BOSTON, Mass. – April 29, 2008

www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced that its spring painting sale will be held on May 16th in Skinner’s Boston gallery. The auction of American and European Paintings will include more than 500 fine landscapes, portraits, marine-scapes and modern works.

American paintings

One of the sale’s highlights is Animated View of Valparaiso Harbor (lot 93, est.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Auction Of American Indian & Ethnographic Art

SKINNER HOSTS AUCTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN &

ETHNOGRAPHIC ART

BOSTON, Mass. – April 23, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host an auction of American Indian and Ethnographic Art on Saturday, May 10th at 10:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery.  According to Douglas Deihl, director of Skinner’s American Indian and Ethnographic Art department, “This is one of the best quality American Indian and Ethnographic sales Skinner has ever had.”

American Indian

From the Plains and Great Lakes area comes a number of beautiful beadworks, including moccasins, bandolier and pipe bags. … Read More

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