Discovery Country Americana live and Jewelry & Silver online February 4th through 12th
MARLBOROUGH, MA – March 4, 2016 – Skinner is hosting a live auction of Country Americana on Thursday, March 10 and an online-only auction of Jewelry & Silver from March 3 through 11. Bidders are invited to view items and meet with specialists in person on March 8 and 9, or anytime online.
The live auction features over 700 lots of 18th, 19th and 20th century Americana including Chippendale, Federal, country and reproduction furniture, folk art, quilts from an Arkansas collector, British and Asian ceramics, metalwork, glass and more. The online auction features Victorian, Art Deco, retro and contemporary gold and gemstone jewelry, as well as sterling and plated hollowware and flatware for the table. In addition to jewelry and silver the online auction features The Kosow Collection of Handbags, a selection of about 160 vintage and contemporary handbags ranging from small Judith Leiber minaudières to large leather tote bags. Designers include Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Pierre Cardin, Judith Leiber, Rudolph Krell, Moschino, Christian Dior, Prada, Gucci, and Ferragamo.
Kerry Shrives, Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “Whether you are seeking to furnish a home with unique and one-of-a-kind decor or to accessorize with jewelry, silver and luxury goods, the March Marlborough auctions offer choices culled from Skinner’s flagship departments.”
Approachable and fun, Discovery auctions offer something for every buyer and seller. 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.
Previews, Catalog, and Bidding
All lots offered at Skinner are available to view online or in person, and specialists are available to answer questions, setting our auction house apart from internet-based auction companies. Previews for Country Americana and Jewelry & Silver online will be held on Tuesday, March 9 from noon to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. View driving directions.
View the catalogs on the Skinner website at www.skinnerinc.com/auctions. Prices realized will be available online, at www.skinnerinc.com 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. Specialists are available throughout the auction to answer questions and provide additional information about the lots offered.
Looking for Something Specific?
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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 and Instagram.
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