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Fine Ceramics and Silver Lead Skinner Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, October 13

Pair of Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Pillar Vases, England, c. 1925 (Lot 384, Estimate $4,000-6,000)

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Friday, October 13. With over 700 lots on offer, the auction will feature an expansive selection of fine ceramics and silver as well as European furniture and decorative arts of the 16th through early 20th centuries.

The auction opens on Friday at 10AM with over 200 lots of silver featuring a broad range of flatware and hollowware from the United States, England, and Europe.… Read More

Lecture | Storied Wedgwood Collections and Stories About the Collectors

Storied Wedgwood Collections and Stories About the Collectors

A Lecture by Harwood Johnson

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 | RECEPTION 5PM | LECTURE 6PM

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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

Skinner European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction Features Special Collection of Wedgwood and Early English Potteries, July 13 & 14

Franz Bergman Cold-painted Bronze Figure of Cleopatra’s Barge, Austria, early 20th century (Lot 476, Estimate $8,000-12,000)

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14. With over 1000 lots on offer, the auction will feature an expansive selection of fine ceramics and silver as well as European furniture and decorative arts of the 16th through early 20th centuries.… Read More

Skinner to Present Auction of Fine European Silver, Ceramics & Decorative Arts in January

KPM Porcelain Plaque ‘To Be Good’ (Lot 420, Estimate $4,000-$6,000)

Superb Collections of Decorative Arts, Wedgwood, and Fine Silver

BOSTON, MA – December 21, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. announces an outstanding auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, taking place Saturday, January 9 at 10AM in Boston. Nearly 650 lots showcase a wide range of fine furniture, ceramics, bronze works, sculpture, silver, glassware, and more, with many examples hailing from significant private and museum collections.… 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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Skinner to Present Exceptional Offering of Silver, Ceramics & Decorative Arts in October

Group of Louis Vuitton Monogram Steamer and Garment Trunks (Lots 487, 489, 843)

Two-day Auction Spotlights Superb Collections of Decorative Arts, Wedgwood, Fine Silver, and More

BOSTON, MA – October 2, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. announces an outstanding two-day auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, taking place October 9th and 10th in Boston. Eight hundred and fifty lots, distributed evenly over the two days, showcase a wide range of fine furniture, ceramics, bronze works, sculpture, silver, glassware, and more, with many examples hailing from significant private and museum collections.… Read More

Heavy bidding for Massachusetts’ American Country House Past in July

Victorian Carrara Marble Lion Garden Table, late 19th century. Sold for: $29,000

Highlight’s from  the European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction Sale # 2835B

The European Department’s banner two-day sale, which featured over 1200 lots of decorative arts, ceramics, furniture and fine silver, was a heavily bidded event.  Featuring lots from top collectors across the country, one lucky bidder took home a stunning Victorian table with alabaster top marble winged lion pedestals (Lot 163), with a great story to tell. … Read More

Dining Elegance: A Magnificent Surtout de Table Service Offered on July 18th

Regency Ormolu Nine-light Figural Centerpiece, London, early 19th century (Lot 359, Estimate $8,000-$12,000)

At the turn of the 19th century, the art of table decoration transformed as dining patterns changed. The once popular dining à la française in which all of the courses were laid out for the guests at the start of the meal began fading out of popularity as a new fashion of eating was ushered in: dining à la russe. Similar to modern restaurant service, food was prepared in the kitchen and brought out to the guests in courses, leaving room on the table for decoration.… Read More

Skinner to Present Exceptional Offering of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in July

Regency Ormolu Nine-light Figural Centerpiece, London, early 19th century (Lot 359, Estimate $8,000-$12,000)

Two-day Auction Spotlights Superb Collections of Early English Oak, Wedgwood, Fine Silver, and More

BOSTON, MA – June 26, 2015 Skinner, Inc. announces an outstanding two-day auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, taking place July 18th and 19th in Boston. Twelve-hundred lots, distributed evenly over the two days, showcase a wide range of fine furniture, ceramics, bronze works, sculpture, silver, glassware, and more, with many examples hailing from significant private and museum collections.… Read More

Consign with Skinner in San Francisco | March 2015

Art deco diamond and gem-set brooch, J.E. Caldwell & Co (sold for $46,800)

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

Consign with Skinner in San Francisco

Scheduling appointments for March 19-21, 2015

Register online for an appointment on Saturday March 21st at The Hotel Drisco or schedule an individual house call March 19-24.

REGISTER NOW | MARCH 21

The Hotel Drisco 2901 Pacific Ave San Francisco, CA 94115

Stuart Slavid, Director of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, Fine Silver and Fine Ceramics, and Karen Keane, Chief Executive Officer and expert in Americana and Folk Art are currently scheduling consignment appointments in San Francisco on Saturday March 21.… Read More

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