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January 24, 2019 | Reception 5:30PM, Gallery Walk 6PM
Boston Gallery | 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Rika Smith, art conservation expert in cast bronze sculpture, will join us for an evening of conversation about all things bronze.
Using artworks presented for the Fine Arts & Painting auction on January 25, 2019 by Isidore Bonheur, Harry Jackson, and Mimmo Paladino, we will examine the sculptures to identify casting methods, finishing techniques, and types of patination.… Read More
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.
Reception: 5:30PM | Presentation: 6PM
Join Fine Books & Manuscripts specialist Devon Eastland for a demonstration of bookbinding techniques, restoration treatments and a discussion of approaches to repair with examples. See books from the inside out and bring your questions. Devon has worked in the field of restoration for more than twenty years. Repair a chair and sit down, fix a book and read!… Read More
True Tales from the Homes of Connoisseurs, Collectors and Hoarders
Please join us for a gallery talk held in conjunction with the preview for the November 3 American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, as department specialists share stories of how objects in the auction were collected by their owners, and how they made their way to Skinner.
Friday November 2, 2018 | Skinner Boston Gallery
5:30PM Reception, 6:00PM Gallery Talk
Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116
Questions?… Read More
An Evening of Art & Anecdotes with Joby Baker
Wednesday, September 19, 5:30PM
Skinner welcomes Joby Baker, the widower of Dory Previn who will discuss Dory’s art collection, music, and poetry as we tour the gallery and view her works.
This event is held in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s September 21st auction of American & European Works of Art.… Read More
Friday May 18, Boston Gallery
Please join us for a Musical Reception at the Skinner Boston gallery on Friday, May 18 featuring the Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group. This reception is held in conjunction with a preview of the May 18 auction of Fine Musical Instruments online.
Yaeko grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began violin lessons at the age of 3.… Read More
Sunday, April 29th
Samy Rabinovic was born in Istanbul in 1940, and grew up in a house filled with rugs (his uncle was Director of the Anglo-Persian Rug Company), but felt no particular attraction to them. His real passion at the time was chemistry. After obtaining an advanced degree in Polymer Sciences from the University of Massachusetts in 1969, Samy worked for Rohm and Haas (now owned by Dow Chemical) for many years, becoming head of Research and Development in their Plastics Division in France from 1975 through 1984.… Read More
Pre-Auction Wine Tasting Events
Thursday, February 8 | New York | 5:30PM
The Cosmopolitan Club The Sun Room 122 East 66th Street New York, NY 10065
Monday, February 12 | Boston | 4PM
Troquet on South 107 South Street Boston, MA 02111
Storied Wedgwood Collections and Stories About the Collectors
A Lecture by Harwood Johnson
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM
Harwood (Woody) Johnson is the former managing editor and current contributing editor of Ars Ceramica, the journal of the Wedgwood Society of New York. He is on the board and is a past-president of the English Ceramics Study Group of Philadelphia. As was Josiah Wedgwood, he is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London.… Read More