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February Consignment Days

New York City and Providence Consignment Events for Fine Jewelry, Silver and European Decorative Arts

 

Tuesday, February 13 | Providence, Rhode Island 

Fine Jewelry 

11:30AM-3:30PM

Fine Jewelry experts from Skinner will be on hand to provide free verbal evaluations for single items and collections as well as accept consignments for their spring auctions. Call us at 617.874.4313 for more information.

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Wednesday, February 14 | New York City

Fine Jewelry 

Skinner New York

415 Madison Ave #1418 New York, NY 10017

10AM – 4PM

Fine Jewelry experts from Skinner will be on hand to provide free verbal evaluations for single items and collections as well as accept consignments for their spring auctions. … Read More

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events | New York & Boston

Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events

Thursday, February 8 | New York | 5:30PM

The Cosmopolitan Club The Sun Room 122 East 66th Street New York, NY 10065

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Monday, February 12 | Boston | 4PM

Troquet on South 107 South Street Boston, MA 02111

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Meet the specialists from the Fine Wines Department and taste highlights from the two pillars of our upcoming February 15th auction – Winter’s Collection and The Nantucket Cellar.… Read More

Power to the Past | A Lecture by Eugene Robinson

 

Reception and Lecture by Eugene Robinson

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7  | 5 – 7PM

 

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In his nearly four decades at The Washington Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s award-winning Style section. He has written books about race in Brazil and music in Cuba, covered a heavyweight championship fight, witnessed riots in Philadelphia and a murder trial in the deepest Amazon, sat with presidents and dictators and the Queen of England, thrust and parried with hair-proud politicians from sea to shining sea, handicapped three editions of American Idol, acquired fluent Spanish and passable Portuguese and even, thanks to his two now-grown sons, come to an uneasy truce with hip-hop culture.… Read More

Fine Art | New York City Consignment Day

 

Thursday, February 1  | New York City

Skinner’s Fine Art department is inviting consignments for the May 2018 auction. Seeking works by blue-chip artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Ansel Adams, Agnes Martin, Damien Hirst, Sam Gilliam, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Pablo Picasso, Diane Arbus, and Helen Frankenthaler.

Experts from Skinner will be available to evaluate items in the New York office on February 1st by appointment.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Consignment Days | Boston & Marlborough

 

 

Wednesday, January 17 | Boston

Wednesday, January 24 | Marlborough

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.  We are preparing for yet another successful year and accepting consignments for 2018 now.… Read More

Asian Art Consignment Day | New York

Rare Pair of Lemon Yellow-glazed Wine Cups, China, Yongzheng (1723-35) period. Sold for: $459,000.

Thursday, January 18 | New York City

Skinner’s Asian Art department is inviting consignments for 2018 auctions. Experts from Skinner will be available in the New York office on January 18th by appointment to evaluate Chinese porcelains, Chinese jade and stone carvings, textiles, fine Chinese and Japanese cloisonné, Japanese Meiji Period antiques, Japanese woodblock prints, Asian scroll paintings, Bronzes, Buddhist items and more from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.… Read More

Today’s Interiors- Seeking Modernity in Antiques

A Lecture by Paula Daher – Daher Interior Design – Principal

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 | RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM

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Paula Daher – Daher Interior Design – Principal

 

Always creative and ever passionate about the process of achieving beautiful, functional interior design, Paula combines classical training in design and business with an analytical mindset to lead an award-winning design firm.… Read More

First Tuesday | February 6 | Marlborough

 

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, February 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 February:

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989) Calla Lily, 1988 (Sold for $24,600)

Robin S.R. Starr and  Michelle Lamunière from American & European Works of Art will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for Skinner’s 2018 auctions.… Read More

20th Century Design Q & A

Richard Tucker (American, 1903-1979), Ladies of the Night, (Lot 272, Estimate: $1,200-1,800).

Jane Prentiss, director of 20th Century Design will be available to answer questions and provide market insight during a 20th Century Design Q& Join us for a reception, preview and opportunity to learn more about the designs from the Arts and Crafts Movement, highlights from The Nan Edwards Art Glass Collection, Mid-century Modern, including the Irving and Doris Kanin Collection, Scandinavian design furniture, studio works by George Nakashima, pottery by Claude Conover and Makoto Yabe, paintings, sculpture, and furniture by Paul Evans, Moser, Webb, with lighting completing the design experience.… Read More

First Tuesday | December 5 | Marlborough

 

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, December 5 | 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 November:

Robin S.R. Starr and Elizabeth Haff from American & European Works of Art will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for Skinner’s 2018 auctions.  … Read More

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