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Skinner Auctions European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver in Boston on April 11, 2009

BOSTON, Mass. – March 19, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will hold a sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring Fine Silver on Saturday, April 11th at 10 a.m. in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  A major U.S. force in the sale of high style European pieces to both national and international clients, Skinner again offers an impressively varied selection of English and Continental decorative works of art, ceramics, furniture and silver with this sale.… Read More

Skinner to Host American & European Paintings & Prints Auction March 6th; Photography & Sculpture to be Offered

BOSTON, Mass. – February 17, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will offer a varied selection of American and European Paintings on Friday, March 6th in its Boston gallery located at 63 Park Plaza.  With more than 850 lots of paintings, prints, photography and sculpture, the sale has something to suit every taste.

Prints & Photography

Kicking off the sale at noon on the 6th is a fine selection of prints and photography. … Read More

Skinner Hosts Inaugural Auction in New Marlborough Gallery; Discovery Auction Thursday, February 26

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – February 11, 2009 www.skinnerinc.com – On Thursday, February 26,  2009, Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will host its inaugural auction in its new gallery in Marlborough, Mass.:  a one-day Discovery auction featuring Country Americana.  The auction begins at 10 a.m. at 274 Cedar Hill Street, Skinner’s new facility located off exit 23C on Route 495, just north of the Mass Pike. … Read More

Skinner Inc. Moves to Marlborough, MA

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – January 28, 2009www.skinnerinc.com – On February 2, 2009, Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, will move from its long-time Bolton gallery to a new, state-of-the-art facility located at 274 Cedar Hill Street in Marlborough, Massachusetts.  The 69,000 square foot space will house the company’s corporate offices, suburban auction gallery, and property warehouse. … Read More

Skinner Semi-Annual American Indian & Ethnographic Art Auction to Take Place January 24th in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – January 8, 2009www.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, January 24th at 10:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery.  More than 400 lots of tribal art will be offered from North American, South America and Africa.

African & Pre-Columbian

A nice selection of Pre-Columbian and African material leads the sale with the first 100 lots. … Read More

Skinner to Host Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts December 20, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – December 03, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston gallery on December 20th at 10 a.m.  The sale will feature more than 750 lots of furniture and decorative and utilitarian objects from the Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco, Mid-Century and Post Modern periods (1880-contemporary time). … Read More

Aubrey Beardsley Illustration Sets New World Record

BOLTON, Mass. – November 20, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it has set a new world record for a rare illustration by Aubrey Beardsley.  At the recent Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, which took place on Sunday, November 16th, Beardsley’s The Climax (lot 139) fetched $213,300 including buyer’s premium, well over its $15/20,000 estimate.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Oriental Rugs and Carpets Auction Dec 6th

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov 14, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets at its Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza on Saturday, December 6th at noon.  More than 300 lots will be offered from prayer rugs, to long rugs, to room size carpets including seven Serapi carpets, seven Marasali Rugs, and six Ushak carpets.

Persian rugs

Featured Persian rugs include a number of fine weavings from the Northwest such as a Tabriz Prayer Rug (lot 57, est.… Read More

Skinner Hosts Discovery Auction in Bolton November 19th & 20th

BOLTON, Mass. – November 6, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art will host a two-day Discovery auction on Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20 in its Bolton, Mass. gallery, conveniently located west of Boston off Route 495 on Route 117.   The auction numbers over 1400 lots and features a wide selection of material culled from over 16 Skinner specialty departments and property from several estates and institutions. … Read More

Skinner's Annual Auction of Fine Books & Manuscripts Set for November 16th

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 29, 2008www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, takes bidders back in time with its unique annual offering of Fine Books & Manuscripts.  The sale is set to take place on Sunday, November 16th at 11 a.m. in Skinner’s Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza.  More than 450 lots of important books, manuscripts and intimate documents will be offered, including rare materials from every U.S.… Read More

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