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South Florida Events | November 17 – 19

Lunch and Learn – “Rediscovering History Through Objects”



Joel Bohy, Director of Historic Arms and Militaria at Skinner Auctioneers, presents “Rediscovering History Through Objects.” This Lunch and Learn event is part of a series that is open to Museum members and their guests. Lunch is included. Registration is required. New members are welcome!

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Skinner Miami Celebrates Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries

Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design

May 29th Consignment Day

From Coral Gables, which is celebrating its 90th Birthday this year, to the Art Deco district in Miami Beach and the quirky MiMo / Biscayne Boulevard stretching north of downtown, South Florida is rich with the history of 20th Century design. On Friday, May 29th, Skinner’s Miami office will host a 20th Century Design Consignment Day from 10AM to 3PM. On hand will be Jane Prentiss, Director of 20th Century Design Department at Skinner.… Read More

Florida Consignment Days | West Palm Beach & Coral Gables | January 2015

Wednesday January 28,10am-4pm,West Palm Beach Thursday January 29,1pm-7pm, Coral Gables




Discover the value of your art and antiques!

Reserve a complimentary appointment with Skinner expert appraisers. Valuations and sale information available for the following specialties.

Fine Art: American & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine Jewelry: Estate, antique, and modern fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine Silver: American, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian silver including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

Decorative Arts: Including fine American & European ceramics, glass, marble & bronze statuary, clocks, lighting, rugs, textiles and antique furniture

Contact Us: 508-970-3240

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A Visit to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Florida

Landscaping by William Lyman Phillips at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

As much of the Northeast is still waiting for the warmth of spring to encourage the tulips and hyacinths to bloom, thought I would share some Florida flora. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, located in Coral Gables, is a unique, American treasure and a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is named after one of the most famous plant explorers in history, David Fairchild (1869-1954).… Read More

Welcome to Coral Gables! Our Grand Opening Party

Known as “The City Beautiful,” Coral Gables “stands out as a rare pearl in South Florida.” Founded in 1899 by George Merrick, a Massachusetts native, Coral Gables exhibits the design aesthetics of enlightened urban planning from the turn of the last century.  Wide, palm-lined avenues, beautiful public green spaces, and monumental buildings combine with the Mediterranean Revival style inspired by cities like Seville and Cartagena.… Read More

The 2014 Original Miami Beach Antique Show

An interesting discovery at the 2014 Original Miami Beach Antiques Show

I had the pleasure of attending the Original Miami Beach Antique Show for the first time this year. The fair runs for five days at the end of January into February each year at the Miami Beach Convention Center. With nearly a thousand different dealers from all over the world, it really takes a several hours (and a good pair of shoes) to fully appreciate the experience.  I spent two days at the show this year with my colleagues from the Skinner European Furniture & Decorative Arts department.… Read More

Consignment Day in West Palm Beach, Florida

Robin Starr, Vice President and Director of American & European Works of Art

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Appointments: 11AM – 4PM


Norton Museum of Art 1452 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Discover what your objects are worth!

Reserve an appointment with Skinner appraisers Robin StarrStuart SlavidGloria Lieberman, and April Matteini for an evaluation of your fine art, jewelry, or silver.

Fine ArtAmerican & European paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, drawings, works on paper

Fine JewelryEstate, antique, modern, and artist-designed fine jewelry and gemstones

Fine SilverAmerican, English, Danish, Continental, and Asian including hollowware, flatware, tableware and ornamental wares

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Skinner Names April Matteini, GG, Regional Director for Florida

Internationally Renowned Auction House Expands with Florida Office in Coral Gables

BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2014 Skinner, Inc. has named April L. Matteini as the regional director for Florida. In this role, Matteini will be responsible for developing new business, providing appraisal services, and managing client relations with individuals, fiduciaries, not-for-profit organizations, and museums in Florida and the Southeastern United States.… Read More

2014 Consignment Days

Meet with a Skinner appraiser for a complimentary verbal assessment of your antiques, jewelry, fine art, silver or other collectibles. Our nationally recognized appraisers will be holding consignment days throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, and Florida. Florida consignment days this winter will include events in Coral Gables, Naples, and West Palm Beach featuring appraisers from our Fine Art, Jewelry, and Fine Silver departments.… Read More