MARLBOROUGH, MA – February 9, 2017 – Skinner, Inc. is hosting Discovery-Interiors, an online-only auction, running from February 9 through February 17. Interested bidders are invited to view items and meet with specialists in person on February 14 from 12-5 PM and on February 15 from 10 AM – 7PM or anytime online.
The auction features furniture, ceramics, memorabilia, Asian art, lighting, fine art, and textiles including:
♦ Over 100 lots of 18th, 19th, & 20th century timepieces including an E. Howard & Co. No. 5. Regulator, a Jaeger-LeCoultre “World” clock, Chelsea and French figural clocks, Vienna regulator clocks, presentation banjo clocks, tall case clocks, and more.
♦ Objects related to travel, exploration, and science; featuring a R.E. Byrd expedition globe and pamphlet, Underwood & Underwood stereoview cards, Buff & Buff Mfg. Co boxed transit, microscopes, titles on the sciences and astronomy, vintage luggage, and more.
♦ A wide array of toys and collectibles, highlighted by a Lionel Girl’s Train Set in pastel colors, a German lithographed tinshop steamtoy, Buddy-L and Hubley toy vehicles, plush animals, games and dolls.
♦ Music objects and memorabilia highlighted by a Wurlitzer “One More Time” 1015 Juke Box, a Nudie Cohn signed convertible top boot with dozens of celebrity autographs, and a Duran Duran, Rio, 1982 RIAA certified platinum record award.
♦ 19th & 20th Century Theatrical and Performance Posters, including “The Forgotten Woman,” and “A Barrel of Money,” Clark Stanley’s Snake Oil Liniment Advertising, World War I and II posters, and international travel and tourism posters.
Kerry Shrives, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “The diversity of our culture is represented by the breadth of antiques, fine art and collectibles on offer from around the globe. From traditional American and European furniture and decorative arts to science, travel and exploration, the February Discovery – Interiors auction presents items for every taste and every budget sourced by Skinner all with the convenience of bidding from home or away.”
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 may be viewed online or in person, and specialists are available to answer questions, setting our auction house apart from internet-based auction companies. Previews for Discovery Interiors Online auction are open to the public and will be held in our Marlborough, MA gallery on Tuesday, February from 12- 5PM and on Wednesday, February 15 from 10AM – 7PM. View driving directions.
View the catalog on the Skinner website, and log in or create an account to start bidding. Each lot in the online catalog displays the current bid, asking bid, and time remaining in the auction, in addition to detailed images and condition information. Place a bid for the next bidding increment, or place a maximum proxy bid and the system will automatically bid competitively up to that price. Lots begin a staggered close on Friday, February 17 at 10AM.
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, as well as in New York City and Miami, 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 www.skinnerinc.com, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.