Tag Archives: August Americana

Bonhams Skinner Announces Major Americana Auctions Featuring Items from the Collections of Renowned Antiquarians

Two August auctions paint a vivid picture of American life through objects from the 16th – 19th centuries

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Bonhams Skinner is pleased to announce two upcoming auctions of Americana this August. An eclectic range of historical American antiques will feature across both sales, including museum-worthy items from early and influential collectors associated with several New England institutions and The Rushlight Club.… Read More

Long-time Collections Lead the Way: Skinner Exceeds $2M in August Americana Auctions

MARLBOROUGH, MA – September 1, 2021. Each year, Skinner times its August Auction to attract Americana enthusiasts from across the country who attend the numerous focused annual shows held in New Hampshire. This summer was no exception, with well-attended public previews and many requests from those not viewing in person.

The two auctions offered fine American furniture from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, along with a robust and diverse selection of pottery, porcelain, silver, folk art, weathervanes, maritime art, pewter, and Shaker items consigned by private collectors, talented members of the trade, and institutions.… Read More