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Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970

 

Gorham Sterling Silver and Mixed Metal Bowl, Providence, last quarter 19th century.

Friday, January 11 | Reception: 5:30PM, Talk: 6:00PM 

Boston Gallery  |  63 Park Plaza, Boston 02116 

Elizabeth A. Williams, the David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, will speak about Gorham silver and the upcoming RISD Museum exhibition, Designing Innovation: The Gorham Manufacturing Company, American Silver 1850-1970, opening May 2019. This talk is held in conjunction with the January 12 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, featuring Gorham silver.

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Passion & Scholarship: The Folk Art Collection of Arthur & Sybil Kern

I. Gilbert (New York, act. Early to Mid-19th Century) Portraits of a Man and Woman from Cazenovia, New York (Lot 348, Estimate: $10,000-15,000)

 

A Lecture by Suzanne and Michael Payne

Saturday, August 11, 5PM

Skinner welcomes Suzanne and Michael Payne, long-time friends and self-described kindred souls of “Collector-researchers” Arthur and Sybil Kern. The Paynes will discuss highlights from the Kern collection segment of the upcoming August Americana auction, and the aesthetic force of American folk art.… Read More

An Antiques Expert’s Story: Michelle Lamunière

Guest blog post by Mary Curtis. Republished with permission from The Quill.

Michelle Lamuniere, Specialist, Fine Photography, Skinner, Inc.

For the second time this year, the Pier Antique Show is once again hosting Appraisal Day on Sunday, November 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All attendees, with a valid ticket to the show, are invited to bring one item to be appraised for free by one of three expert appraisers from Skinner, Inc.

This year’s sponsor, Skinner, Inc.

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October 31 | Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Gallery Walk

Monumental Tiffany & Company Quarter-chiming Mahogany Floor Clock (Lot 447, Estimate $90,000-$120,000)

Friday, October 31st, 6PM in Marlborough

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Reception: 5-6PM Gallery Walk: 6-6:30PM

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough MA, 01752

Join us for a tour of auction highlights

All are welcome to attend a free event at the Skinner Marlborough Gallery. Robert C. Cheney, Department Director, will present highlights from the November 1, 2014 auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments featuring Historic Arms & Militaria.… Read More

October 25 | Gallery Talk with Blacksmith Derek Heidemann

Small Wrought Iron Revolving Broiler, America, late 18th/early 19th century (Lot 41, Estimate $300-$500)

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12PM, Boston

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Please join us for an afternoon with blacksmith Derek Heidemann, owner of Resurrection Iron Works in Millbury, Massachusetts. Heidemann will take us through the process of reproducing a revolving broiler (Lot 41) from the The Howard Roth Collection.

The reproduced revolving broiler will be raffled off at the end of the event.… Read More

A Visit to the 59th Annual Wedgwood International Seminar

A lecture hall at the Wedgwood International Seminar in Alexandria, VA

The 59th Wedgwood International Seminar (WIS) took place this past weekend in Alexandria, Virginia. The annual event features a variety of speakers on Wedgwood-related topics, discussions, field trips to private collections, and much camaraderie. Dealers can display their wares for sale in a large space called the “Sally’s” room.

Usually held towards the end of April each year, the venue changes annually from city to city across the United States and into Canada and the United Kingdom.… Read More

Clocks, Watches, Scientific Instruments and Militaria Gallery Walk

Tiffany Quarter-chiming Tubular Bell Tall Clock (Lot 309, Estimate $60,000 -$80,000)

All are welcome to attend a free event at the Skinner Marlborough Gallery. Gallery walks by Department Director, Robert C. Cheney and Historic Arms and Militaria Specialist, Joel Bohy highlighting  the November 2, 2013 Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction.

Friday, November 1, 2013

5:00 p.m. Reception 6:00 p.m. Gallery Walk

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Location

Skinner Marlborough 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA

Driving Directions

Contact 508-970-3240 events@skinnerinc.com reservations recommended

Model 1852 Presentation Sword by Bigelow Kennard & Co.

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ADA Award of Merit Dinner in Philadelphia

Peter Tillou (Photo courtesy of the ADA)

Next week, the American antiques world will shift its attention to Philadelphia, where the annual Philadelphia Antiques Show will be held. A highlight of the show weekend is always the annual Award of Merit Dinner presented by the ADA (Antiques Dealers’ Association of America), which honors a figure from the world of antiques who has had a lifetime of achievement and impact on the field.

The ADA invites you to attend the dinner on Saturday, April 13th in honor of the well-known dealer Peter Tillou.… Read More

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