Country Americana and Studio Artwork at Skinner Marlborough in November

 Shaker Cherry Work Counter, early 19th century (Lot 611, Estimate $4,000-$6,000)

Shaker Cherry Work Counter, early 19th century (Lot 611, Estimate $4,000-$6,000)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – November 14, 2014 – Skinner is hosting a live auction of Country Americana in its Marlborough, MA Gallery on Thursday, November 20th at 10:00 a.m. and an online only auction of Studio Artwork with bidding open from November 13th through the 21st. Both auctions may be viewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on November 18th and 19th or online at any time.

Country Americana features Chippendale, Federal, Country and reproduction furniture, folk art, weathervanes, game boards, ceramics, glass and more. Offerings from American, European and contemporary artists in a variety of media are the focus of Studio Art – Online. Kerry Shrives, Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “Whether you are an experienced or budding collector, or  furnishing a home, the November Marlborough auctions offer choices culled from two of  Skinner’s flagship departments.”

Approachable and fun, these auctions offer something for every buyer. Collectors, dealers, and art or antique enthusiasts will find antique and vintage furniture, fine, and decorative art and accessories that add richness and depth to any home or workspace. And, the online auction format makes it possible for bidders to participate whenever and wherever they are.

Discovery Auctions were named the Best of Boston for antiques west of the city, awarded by Boston magazine in 2011.

Previews, Catalog, and Bidding

View the catalogs online at Each lot is available to view in person, and specialists welcome questions in person, or via phone or email regarding auction material or the auction process, setting us apart from internet-based auction companies. Previews for Country Americana and Studio Art – Online will be held on Tuesday, November 18th from noon to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 19th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. View driving directions.

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About Skinner

Skinner auctions draw international interest from buyers and consignors alike, with material regularly achieving record prices. The company’s auction and appraisal services focus on fine art, jewelry, furniture, and decorative arts from around the globe, as well as wine, fine musical instruments, rare books, Asian art, clocks, Judaica, and more. Monthly Skinner Discovery auctions feature a breadth of estate material. Widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the business, Skinner appraisers have appeared on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, since the show’s inception. Skinner has galleries in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as in Coral Gables, Florida, with bidders participating in person, by phone, and online. Join auctions live with SkinnerLive! and Bidsquare. For more information and to read our blog, visit the website at, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.



Kerry Shrives
Vice President

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