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Discovery - Interiors and Studio Paintings online at Skinner in April

Frederick Lynch (American, b. 1935)  Tablepiece (Inspected) (Lot 1190, Estimate $800-$1,200)

Frederick Lynch (American, b. 1935) Tablepiece (Inspected) (Lot 1190, Estimate $800-$1,200)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – March 31, 2015 – Skinner is hosting a live Discovery – Interiors auction in its Marlborough, MA Gallery on Thursday, April 9th at 10 A.M. and an online-only auction of Studio Paintings with bidding open from April 2nd through the 10th. Both auctions may be viewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on April 7th and 8th or online at any time.

Discovery – Interiors features eclectic offerings which include an array of decorative accessories and furnishings from Jacobean-style to mid-century modern and spanning the globe from the Americas, Europe and Asia. Offerings from American, European and contemporary artists in a variety of media are the focus of Studio Paintings online. Kerry Shrives, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “Whether you are an experienced or budding collector, or furnishing a home, the April Marlborough auctions offer choices culled from several of Skinner’s flagship specialty departments.”

Cased Model of a Carriage, 19th/20th century (Lot 156, Estimate $600-$800)

Cased Model of a Carriage, 19th/20th century (Lot 156, Estimate $600-$800)

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 www.skinnerinc.com/auctions. 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 and Studio Paintings online will be held on Tuesday, April 7th from 12 P.M. to 5 P.M. and on Wednesday, April 8th from 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. View driving directions.

Mid-century Teak Dining Table and Two Chairs (Lot 135, Estimate $400-$600)

Mid-century Teak Dining Table and Two Chairs (Lot 135, 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 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 www.skinnerinc.com, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

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