Discovery Interiors Auction at Skinner in October

Steiff Peter Rabbit, Germany, early 20th century (Lot 101, Estimate $2,000-$3,000)

Steiff Peter Rabbit, Germany, early 20th century (Lot 101, Estimate $2,000-$3,000)

Featuring Lionel Trains, British Gold Sovereigns, Ephemera & Collectibles

MARLBOROUGH, MA – October 2, 2015 – Skinner is hosting a live Discovery Interiors auction in its Marlborough, MA Gallery on Thursday, October 8th at 10 AM.  The auction may be viewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on October 6th from 12 to 5 PM and October 7th from 10AM to 7 PM or online at any time.

The auction comprises nearly 700 lots of furniture, decorative arts, ceramics, artwork, glass and pottery as well as over fifty lots of Lionel trains and accessories, thirty-four British gold sovereigns, WWI era posters, Steiff animals and more.

Kerry Shrives, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “Preview an auction in person at our Marlborough gallery to see the breadth of antiques, fine art and collectibles available to bid on and buy. Our specialists are available to answer questions about the items on offer and bidding at auction.”

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.

Lionel Trains (Lot 58, Estimate $400-$600)

Lionel Trains (Lot 58, Estimate $400-$600)

Previews, Catalog, and Bidding

View the catalogs online at Each lot is available to view in person, and specialists welcome previewer’s question in person, via phone, or email regarding auction material or the auction process, an experience distinctively designed for a fuller, more rewarding client experience. Previews for Discovery – Interiors will be held on Tuesday, October 6th from 12 PM to 5 PM and on Wednesday, October 7th from 10 AM to 7 PM. View driving directions.

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Selection of Gold Sovereign Coins

Selection of Gold Sovereign Coins

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 and privately consigned 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 New York City and 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, Find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

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