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Jared Bowen’s Top Picks from the Gentleman’s Auction

This edition of The Gentleman’s Auction features a generous contribution from WGBH’s Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen. Jared adds a personal touch to the auction by curating a section of objects related to his “likes.” Here are his top picks: 

World War I ‘Public Warning’ Poster

Public Warning poster

History is fascinating to me, but never more so than when you have access to tangible materials like this sobering Public Warning poster from World War II.… Read More

The Gentleman’s Auction with WGBH’s Jared Bowen

Jared Bowen, Executive Arts Editor at WGBH

Throughout the past year, the team that runs The Gentleman’s Auction here at Skinner has invited collaboration with local Gentlemen of note. This time around, in a sale timed to coincide with the holidays, we are pleased to welcome Jared Bowen into the fold. Jared is Executive Arts Editor at WGBH and is the Emmy award-winning host of Open Studio with Jared Bowen, a weekly program covering all aspects of the arts.… Read More

Jonathan Soroff Curates The Gentleman’s Auction

Skinner is delighted to have Jonathan Soroff, The Improper Bostonian‘s lead columnist and noted gentleman-about-town, curate this edition of The Gentleman’s Auction online, open for bidding through June 8. His vision takes us on a broad aesthetic adventure, through elegance and refinement all the way to whimsy and curiosity. We are pleased to present Jonathan’s inspired take on all things “Gentleman.” 

Jonathan Soroff writes: When Chris Barber explained to me that he was organizing a series of “gentleman’s auctions” and asked if I’d like to curate one, there was absolutely no hesitation in saying “yes.” I love auctions.… Read More

Skinner Gentleman’s Auction Offers Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

Jim Marshall (American, 1936-2010), Duane Allman, (Lot 1093, Estimate $800-$1,200)

Intriguing & Luxurious Items Available for Online Bidding through December 2

BOSTON, MA – November 25, 2015 – Building on the success of the two previous Gentleman’s Auctions, Skinner is pleased to announce the 2015 Gentleman’s Auction, a highly curated online auction running from November 18th through December 2nd. With cufflinks, watches, desk accessories, whiskey, furniture and more, you’ll discover exceptional gift ideas at a range of price points for even the most discerning gentleman on your list – or, for yourself!… Read More

Skinner’s First-Ever Gentleman’s Auction Offers Holiday Gift Ideas

Piaget, Gentleman’s 18kt Gold Wristwatch (Lot 12, Estimate $1,800-$2,200)

Intriguing & Luxurious Items Available for Online Bidding through December 1

BOSTON, MA – November 18, 2014 – Feeling stuck on what to gift the man who has it all this holiday season? Skinner is here to help, presenting its very first Gentleman’s Auction, a highly curated, online auction running from November 20th through December 1st.… Read More

Dressing Like a Gentleman

They say that “clothes make the man,” but it takes more than clothes to make a gentleman. That said, you can’t overlook the importance of a first impression. Skinner specialists have hand-selected items for the gift-giving season to help accessorize the gentleman in your life. We are excited to bring you over one hundred lots of intriguing, unique, and luxurious items to fit a range of holiday shopping budgets.

The Gentleman’s Auction – Online opens with pocket watches, wristwatches, cuff links and luggage; items essential to any gentleman’s wardrobe.… Read More