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Discovery - Jewelry, Silver and Asian Art Online at Skinner in December

Georg Jensen Vermeil and Enamel Flower Brooch (Lot 1144, Estimate $300-$500)

Georg Jensen Vermeil and Enamel Flower Brooch (Lot 1144, Estimate $300-$500)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – December 4, 2015 – Skinner is hosting Jewelry, Silver & Asian Art online with bidding open from Friday, December 10th through the 18th. The auction may be previewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on Tuesday, December 15th and Wednesday, December 16th or online at any time. The auction comprises over 1400 lots of Jewelry, Silver and Asian Art.

Marie Keep, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “The December auction provides experienced collectors and new buyers the opportunity to bid on a wide range of furniture, decorative objects and artwork from many cultures. Timed for the holidays, this auction brims with unique and delightful gift ideas including jewelry from Chanel, Bulgari, and Tiffany & Co, wristwatches from Piaget, Omega and Lucien Picard, and objects for a festive table such as Wallace Sterling Silver “Romance of the Sea” flatware partial service. Asian Art highlights include 19th and 20th century Japanese and Chinese hanging scrolls, a pair of floral shape Korean Enameled Candleholders, Peking Glass Snuff Bottles, and multiple lots of Cloisonné Vases and Plates.”

[Detail] Seven Sterling and Silver-plate Items (Lot 1570, Estimate $300-$500)

[Detail] Seven Sterling and Silver-plate Items (Lot 1570, Estimate $300-$500)

Approachable and surprisingly affordable, Discovery auctions offer something for every buyer. Collectors and dealers, art and antique enthusiasts, and the newly emerging buyer will find a range of material to 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.

Previews, Catalog, and Bidding

View the catalogs online at www.skinnerinc.com/auctions. 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 Jewelry, Silver and Asian Art online will be held on Tuesday, December 15th from noon to 5 PM and on Wednesday, December 16th from 10 AM to 7 PM. Prices realized will be available online, at www.skinnerinc.com, both during and after the sale. The Skinner website enables users to view every lot in the auction, leave bids, order catalogs and bid live, in real-time, through SkinnerLive! and Bidsquare.

Brown Silk Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th/early 20th century (Lot 1846, Estimate $400-$600)

Brown Silk Embroidered Robe, China, late 19th/early 20th century (Lot 1846, Estimate $400-$600)

Looking for Something Specific?

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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, and offices in New York City and in Miami, Florida. Bidders participate 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 www.skinnerinc.com, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

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Contact:

Catherine Weber
Director of Marketing
508-970-3232
cweber@skinnerinc.com

 

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