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First Tuesday | June 4 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, June 4 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Karen Keane, Jonathan Dowling & Kaitlin Shinnick will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.

Experts Available in June:

Robin S.R. Starr – Director of American & European Works of Art, will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for upcoming auctions. She is looking forward to seeing examples by listed, sought-after artists, as well as iconic works of fine art photography from the 19th through 21st centuries, with market interest over $1000.… Read More

First Tuesday | March 5 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough 

Tuesday, March 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Adam Tober, Kaitlin Shinnick & Christopher D. Fox will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions. 

Experts Available in March:

Christopher D. Fox – Our Generalist this month is a Specialist in the Militaria department and Associate Deputy Director of American Furniture & Decorative Arts.Read More

Out with the Old | First Tuesdays in Marlborough

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.

Contact Us: events@skinnerinc.com 508-970-3240

Fine Art Department

Asian Art Department

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Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction Brings $10.75 Million

Important Heart-shape Diamond, Natural Pearls, and Colombian Emerald are Standouts

BOSTON, MA – December 10, 2015 – Enthusiastic bidders from four continents competed online, by telephone, and in the gallery for the top lots at Skinner’s Fine Jewelry auction on December 8th in Boston. When the dust had settled, the sale had brought $10.75 million, with almost all of the top lots far exceeding their pre-sale estimates.

Previews in New York and Boston in the days before the sale generated tremendous excitement, as interested collectors took advantage of the opportunity to view the fine jewelry on offer in person.… Read More

Important 31.25 ct. Diamond and Natural Pearls Featured at Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction, December 8

BOSTON, MA – November 24, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. presents its fourth Fine Jewelry auction of 2015 on December 8th in Boston. The auction will feature over 500 lots of diamonds, colored stones, and antique and period jewelry. The centerpiece of the auction is a remarkable collection of diamonds, colored stones, and natural pearls from one of the leading families of the Gilded Age.

Important Collection from a Prominent British-American Family

We are excited to offer a collection of incredible diamonds and natural pearls from a well-known family that rose to prominence in the late nineteenth century.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Preview | New York City

Tuesday December 1, 2015, 12-7 PM

Preview highlights from the December jewelry auction featuring several extraordinary lots from an important private collection and over 400 lots of period and contemporary jewelry by Tiffany, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Bulgari.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Roosevelt Hotel Sutton Suite – 2nd Floor 45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017

Auction Information

 

Contact Us 617.874.4313 jewelry@skinnerinc.com

 

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Complimentary Consignment Days in Coral Gables!

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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Shell As Gemstone: Marguerite Stix Jewelry

Marguerite Stix Seashell Ring

Born and raised in Vienna, Marguerite Stix was hugely influenced by the Weiner Werkstatte workshop composed of artisans working in all different mediums  and lead by Josef Hoffmann. Marguerite was considered his protégé and spent her early years surrounded by some of Vienna’s top artists including Klimt and Schiele. During this period her work was primarily ceramics, sculptures and watercolors. With the onset of WWII she and her family were forced to flee Vienna.… Read More

Summer Sparks Fly with Fine Jewelry Auction on June 9th

Colorful Gems, Diamonds, Gold & Silver Shine at Skinner

BOSTON, MA – June 5, 2015Skinner, Inc. is pleased to present its summer Fine Jewelry auction, taking place on June 9th. This sale features over 450 lots of antique and period jewelry, as well as contemporary pieces by Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and more.

Sapphires and Rubies

Vibrant gemstones are among the stand out offerings in this auction, including an assortment of fine sapphires and rubies.… Read More

Sapphires and Rubies Lead Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction

When it comes to colored stones, geography is often as important as gemology. While it is their gemological properties that ultimately make them so coveted, collectors have long sought out colored stones based upon their place of origin.

For sapphires, the scarcest and most rare stones come from Southeast Asia. To trace their origin, first we must travel high in the Himalayan Mountains, in very inhospitable terrain, to a deposit of sapphires discovered in the late 19th century.… Read More

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