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Incorporating Antiques: Through the Eye of an Interior Designer

Interior Designer Phillip Thomas

An Evening with Phillip Thomas 

Friday, October 12, 2018

Join us for an Evening with Phillip Thomas on October 12, for a Q&A on Incorporating Antiques: Through the Eye of an Interior Designer.  Skinner is excited to have had the opportunity to collaborate with interior designer Phillip Thomas—an ideal platform to showcase Phillip’s talent for seamlessly mixing an eclectic combination of antique objects, furniture, and works of art, all inspired by the property in this auction.… Read More

Opportunities for Collectors | November 3 Gallery Talk

Join Skinner experts Stephen Fletcher, Chris Barber and Christopher Fox for a tour of highlights from the Saturday, November 4th American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction. Folk art and fine art, scrimshaw, and silver, rugs and relics, pottery and portraits, tables and trade signs: every category of Americana is represented in this auction of more than 700 lots, many from some of the country’s most discerning private collectors.… Read More

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven | A Lecture by Carol Clark | May 17

Charles E. Prendergast, Untitled (Vase with Flowers and Birds) (Lot 382, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Charles Prendergast: A Glimpse of Heaven

A Lecture by Carol Clark




Carol Clark will discuss the distinctive career of Charles Prendergast (1863-1948) who, along with his brother Maurice, participated in key aesthetic movements of the first half of the 20th century. Inspired by a wide range of art from the past, such as Persian miniatures and Egyptian reliefs, and by folk and modern painting, Charles’s contribution as a frame maker and his creation of fewer than 125 carved, painted, and gilded panels offer insight into an exciting moment in American art.… Read More

Clocks Gallery Talk | April 28 | Marlborough

Louis E. Meyer 'Grand Complication' Skeleton Clock

Simon Willard Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795 (Lot 107, Estimate $18,000-$28,000)

Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Gallery Talk

Thursday, April 28

Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Talk: 6PM


Join Robert Cheney, Director of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments for a guided gallery talk featuring a forensic look at a Simon Willard Eight-day Clock. This event is free and open to the public.… Read More

Americana Gallery Talk | October 23

William Bradford (Massachusetts/California, 1823-1892) Boston Harbor (Lot 23, Estimate $150,000-$250,000)

Join Skinner experts Stephen Fletcher, Chris Barber & Christopher Fox for a tour of auction highlights from the October 25th American Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

This event is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, October 23rd Reception: 5:30PM Gallery Walk: 6PM

Auction Preview Times: October 22, 12PM-5PM October 23, 12PM-8PM October 24, 12PM-5PM

Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116


Contact Us: 508.970.3240


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October 25 | Gallery Talk with Blacksmith Derek Heidemann

Small Wrought Iron Revolving Broiler, America, late 18th/early 19th century (Lot 41, Estimate $300-$500)

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 12PM, Boston


Please join us for an afternoon with blacksmith Derek Heidemann, owner of Resurrection Iron Works in Millbury, Massachusetts. Heidemann will take us through the process of reproducing a revolving broiler (Lot 41) from the The Howard Roth Collection.

The reproduced revolving broiler will be raffled off at the end of the event.… Read More