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Skinner Miami Celebrates Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries

Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design

May 29th Consignment Day

From Coral Gables, which is celebrating its 90th Birthday this year, to the Art Deco district in Miami Beach and the quirky MiMo / Biscayne Boulevard stretching north of downtown, South Florida is rich with the history of 20th Century design. On Friday, May 29th, Skinner’s Miami office will host a 20th Century Design Consignment Day from 10AM to 3PM. On hand will be Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design Department at Skinner.… Read More

June 25 | Consult with a Jewelry Specialist

April Matteini, Regional Director, Florida

Skinner is accepting consignments of antique through contemporary diamond and colored stone jewelry for the September 9, 2014 auction of Fine Jewelry in Boston, MA.

Boca Raton

Wednesday, June 25, 10AM – 4PM

Mizner Park 433 Plaza Real #275 Boca Raton, FL 33432

Coral Gables

Fridays in June, 10AM – 4PM

Skinner Regional Office 2332 Galiano Street 2nd Floor Coral Gables, FL 33134

Call for an appointment to meet with Skinner’s Regional Director, April Matteini, G.G.… Read More

5 Tips to Protect Your Valuables in Hurricane Season

Outdoor sculptures need special protection when a storm is coming. From left to right: Ram Tomb Guards, sold for $7,995; Kasuga Lantern, sold for $3,998; Pagoda Lantern, sold for $3,690. April 2014, The Estate of Peter L. Rosenberg.

No one likes to think about disaster striking, but it always helps to be prepared. The Atlantic Hurricane Season is about to begin, and could affect any of us living on the East Coast of the United States. The season runs from June through November, and peaks starting in mid-August.… Read More

A Visit to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Florida

Landscaping by William Lyman Phillips at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

As much of the Northeast is still waiting for the warmth of spring to encourage the tulips and hyacinths to bloom, thought I would share some Florida flora. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, located in Coral Gables, is a unique, American treasure and a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is named after one of the most famous plant explorers in history, David Fairchild (1869-1954).… Read More

Welcome to Coral Gables! Our Grand Opening Party

Known as “The City Beautiful,” Coral Gables “stands out as a rare pearl in South Florida.” Founded in 1899 by George Merrick, a Massachusetts native, Coral Gables exhibits the design aesthetics of enlightened urban planning from the turn of the last century.  Wide, palm-lined avenues, beautiful public green spaces, and monumental buildings combine with the Mediterranean Revival style inspired by cities like Seville and Cartagena.… Read More

Consignment Day in West Palm Beach, Florida

Robin Starr, Vice President and Director of American & European Works of Art

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

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Norton Museum of Art 1452 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Discover what your objects are worth!

Reserve an appointment with Skinner appraisers Robin StarrStuart SlavidGloria Lieberman, and April Matteini for an evaluation of your fine art, jewelry, or silver.

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

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Consignment Day in Naples, Florida

Sold for: $90,000 – Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Pendant/Brooch, Cartier

Meet with Skinner fine art, jewelry, silver, and antique appraisers

Reserve an appointment with specialists Robin StarrStuart SlavidGloria Lieberman, and April Matteini. Skinner is accepting consignments in the following categories:

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

Sold for: $31,995 – Impressive Pair of George III Silver Candelabra

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

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Location Artis-Naples 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108

Reservations 508-970-3240 events@skinnerinc.com

 

Sold for: $490,000 – Irving Ramsey Wiles (America 1861-1948) A Walk Along the Harbor Shore

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Skinner Names April Matteini, GG, Regional Director for Florida

Internationally Renowned Auction House Expands with Florida Office in Coral Gables

BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2014 Skinner, Inc. has named April L. Matteini as the regional director for Florida. In this role, Matteini will be responsible for developing new business, providing appraisal services, and managing client relations with individuals, fiduciaries, not-for-profit organizations, and museums in Florida and the Southeastern United States.… Read More

Consignment Day in Coral Gables, Florida

Sold for $43,200: 18kt Gold and Diamond ‘Angel Hair’ Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels, France

Meet with Skinner fine art, jewelry, silver, and antique appraisers

Reserve an appointment for a free auction evaluation with specialists Robin Starr, Stuart Slavid, Gloria Lieberman, and April Matteini. Skinner is currently accepting consignments in the following categories:

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

Sold for $10,800: George IV Sterling Silver Ewer, London, 1829-30

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM

Register Now Location The Cocoplum 1375 Sunset Drive Coral Gables, FL 33143

Reservations 508-970-3240 events@skinnerinc.com

Sold for $1.2 Million: Fitz Henry Lane (American, 1804-1865), Camden Mts.

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