While I’ve heard some say “the golden age of antiques collecting is over,” in fact, it’s not over, and for some, it’s just beginning. There’s so much opportunity out there, especially for twenty- or thirty-somethings just starting out and setting up homes.
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BOSTON, Mass. – November 17, 2014 –Skinner, Inc.is pleased to announce that Christopher Fox has joined the Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts Department. Working with Stephen Fletcher, Executive Vice President and Department Director, and Christopher Barber, Deputy Director, Mr. Fox will lend his considerable expertise and experience to Skinner appraisals and auctions of Americana.… Read More
Guest post by Joshua W. Lane, Curator of Furniture, Historic Deerfield
As the calendar sprints full speed ahead to September 28th, the opening day of Historic Deerfield’s exhibition, Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts, I am busy readying this display of furniture that explores western Massachusetts’ first 150 years of furniture-making.… Read More
Skinner is proud to provide financial underwriting and in-kind support for exhibitions presented as part of this landmark project.
Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture unites eleven institutions in an unprecedented collaboration highlighting Massachusetts furniture making, from the 1600s to the present day, through a series of craft demonstrations, workshops, symposia, lectures, and much more.… Read More
BOSTON, Mass. – September 13, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. is proud to announce its sponsorship of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. Through the sponsorship, Skinner is providing financial underwriting as well as in-kind support for the exhibitions presented by the participating institutions in the Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture project, including the Concord Museum, the Fuller Craft Museum, Historic Deerfield, the Massachusetts Historical Society, Old Sturbridge Village, and the Peabody Essex Museum.… Read More
Guest post by Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Who doesn’t love furniture? It can be practical or frivolous, plain or posh, historic or contemporary, but ultimately it is so essential. Furniture surrounds us. Without it, life would certainly be more of a struggle. Consider the challenges of writing this blog without a chair and a table.… Read More