Like almost all of us now staying safe at home, I’ve been catching up on some TV and movies. I’m obsessed with Autumn de Wilde’s 2020 version of Emma with its candy-like colors and stunning scenery—I kept pausing and rewatching scenes just to take it all in. Based on the novel written by Jane Austen in 1815, Emma takes place during the English Regency period, which refers to the period (1811-1820) when George III was unfit to rule and his son, the future George IV, ruled by proxy as The Prince Regent.… Read More
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Skinner welcomes Phillip Thomas, founder and principal of Phillip Thomas Inc. for a collaboration on the catalog for the October 13th European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction.
Auctions are incredible resources for interior designers and their clients. Nevertheless, for many people, the idea of buying at auction can be daunting. There is often great value to be found; however, there is also the commitment of purchasing something that is not returnable and that cannot be taken on approval to try in your home.… Read More
BOSTON, MA – September 25, 2018 – Skinner will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring Fine Silver in its Boston Gallery on Saturday, October 13, 2018. With over 600 lots on offer, the auction features an expansive selection of fine silver and ceramics as well as European furniture and decorative arts of the 18th through early 20th centuries.
October features fresh to the market material from private collections from New England and the Mid-Atlantic States including Grand Tour sculpture from the collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.… Read More