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Treasures of the East: Skinner’s September Asian Works of Art Auction Offers Alluring Jade, Cloisonné, and Textiles

Pair of Large Bronze and Cloisonné Roosters, China (Lot 333, Estimate $20,000-30,000)

Skinner’s fall Asian Works of Art auction presents more than 500 lots, with outstanding examples of textiles, jade, cloisonné, painted miniatures, Peking glass, and metal wares. The auction will take place at Skinner’s Boston Gallery on Friday, September 15 at 10AM.

Jade, considered the most precious material in Chinese traditional culture, is believed to promote wisdom, balance, and peace.… Read More

A Conversation About Collecting Asian Art with Richard Kenworthy, PhD

Richard Kenworthy, Former Professor of Architecture at Auburn University in Alabama and Asian Art expert discusses collecting with Melanie Mitcheson, Skinner’s Auction Coordinator.

Indian Hardwood Valuables Chest (Lot 1520, Estimate $400-600)

What are the Asian countries represented in the current auction?

Primarily China and Japan. We do have a very unusual piece from India:  a dark wooden valuables chest with decorative straps around it—in the right space, it would be very dramatic (Lot 1520).Read More

Asian Art Appraisal Day | Florida

Thursday, April 20 | Coral Gables

Skinner’s Asian Art department is inviting consignments for the September 15  auction. Meet with expert appraisers in Skinner’s Coral Gables office for a complimentary verbal auction evaluation and possible consignment of your Asian art and antiques.

To make an appointment please call: 305.503.4423

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Out with the Old | First Tuesdays in Marlborough

Extensive David Andersen Sterling Silver and Cloisonne-enameled Tea and Coffee Service, Christiania (Oslo), Norway, c. 1896 (Sold for: $12,300)

Join us for First Tuesdays in Marlborough

Tuesday, January 5th 1:30PM – 4PM

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752

Specialties include Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver and Antiques.

First come, first served. No appointment necessary. Limit of 3 objects per person.Read More

Asian Art Consignment Day | Boston

Judith Dowling, Director, Asian Works of Art Wednesday January 6

Reserve an appointment with Asian Art expert Judith Dowling for a complimentary verbal consignment evaluation.

Wednesday, January 6 | 10AM-4PM Appointments Required

Skinner Boston Office 63 Park Plaza Boston MA, 02116

Contact us:

asian@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3263

 

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Discovery – Jewelry, Silver and Asian Art Online at Skinner in December

Georg Jensen Vermeil and Enamel Flower Brooch (Lot 1144, Estimate $300-$500)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – December 4, 2015 – Skinner is hosting Jewelry, Silver & Asian Art online with bidding open from Friday, December 10th through the 18th. The auction may be previewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on Tuesday, December 15th and Wednesday, December 16th or online at any time. The auction comprises over 1400 lots of Jewelry, Silver and Asian Art.… Read More

Complimentary Consignment Days in Coral Gables!

Stuart Slavid, Vice President and Director of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, Fine Silver and Fine Ceramics

Please join Skinner at our Coral Gables office for two complimentary consignment days this fall.

Reserve an appointment with Skinner expert appraisers Judith Dowling, Stuart Slavid and April Matteini.

Asian Art and Jewelry

Wednesday, October 21 | 10AM-4PM

European Furniture, Decorative Arts, Silver and Jewelry

Wednesday, November 11 | 10AM-4PM

Skinner Coral Gables Office 130 Miracle Mile, Suite 220 Coral Gables, FL 33134

Appointments: events@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3240

Coral Gables Valet Parking Information

 

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Korean artist Chun Kyungja’s (b. 1924) A Black Woman in Atlanta

Chun Kyungja (b. 1924), A Black Woman in Atlanta, Korea, 1987 (Lot 466, Estimate $650,000-$700,000)

One Of Many Paintings Portraying Beautiful Women

Skinner is privileged to offer the portrait, “A Black Woman in Atlanta” painted by the Korean female artist Chun Kyungja (b. 1924). It is estimated to sell at auction for $650,000-700,000, and will be offered on Saturday, September 19th at the Asian Works of Art Auction at Skinner in Boston.… Read More

Skinner Offers Asian Works of Art at Auction in Boston September 19th

Chun Kyungja (천경자) (b. 1924), A Black Woman in Atlanta, Korea, 1987 (Lot 466, Estimate $650,000-$700,000)

Including Fine Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian Art

BOSTON, MA – September 8, 2015 –Skinner, Inc. will hold an important Asian Works of Art auction of over 600 lots on Saturday, September 19. Featuring Chinese jades, paintings, and ceramics, Korean traditional and contemporary paintings, and modern Japanese prints and ceramics, the sale will coincide with the annual Fall Asia Week in New York.… Read More

Treasures of the Trained Eye: An Amateur Artist’s Collection of Fine Chinese Paintings

[Detail] Twelve Flower Painting Leaves from an Album, China (Estimate $5,000-$7,000)

Our May 16th Asian Works of Art auction is bursting with flowers, birds, and butterflies, representing birds and flowers of the four seasons, a common theme in Chinese painting. China is a culture rich with the symbolic meaning of plants and animals which are celebrated in paintings and poetry. Flowers convey positive messages and play a significant role in daily life.… Read More

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