Skinner Discovery Auctions Recognized as "Best of Boston" 2011

Boston, Mass – October 12, 2011 – Skinner Inc. today announced that its Discovery Auctions were recently acknowledged with a 2011 ‘Best of Boston’ award by Boston Magazine. Approachable, fun, and surprisingly affordable, Discovery auctions offer something for every buyer and seller, every taste and budget each month, and feature a broad selection of estate furnishings, decorative accessories, carpets & rugs, and artwork from the 18th – 20th century. Skinner’s next Discovery auction will take place October 12th and 13th in the Marlborough gallery.

“We are honored to be recognized by Boston Magazine as one of the best in offering the market an accessible way to engage in the collecting/consigning community,” said Karen Keane, President, Skinner Inc. “Our Discovery auctions are unlike anything else in the local market, and offer an ideal opportunity to bring together new and veteran consignors and buyers, dispel the myths often associated with auctions and encourage a new generation of collectors.”

To learn more about Skinner’s Discovery Auctions, please visit:

About Skinner

Skinner, Inc is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world. Skinner auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Providing a broad range of auction and appraisal services, Skinner is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner appraisal experts are frequently featured on the PBS-TV series Antiques Roadshow. Specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, Discovery and Science, Technology & Clocks. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit



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