Tag Archives: online auction

Nine Full Days to Bid on Asian Art in Upcoming Auctions

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – January 9, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. will host an Asian Art – Online auction of over 300 objects from China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia beginning on January 28th and running through February 5th, 2014. On February 3rd and 4th, Skinner will offer over 800 additional lots in the live auction at the Marlborough Gallery. The auctions feature a diverse group of decorative items ranging from Chinese ceramics and porcelain to Buddhist sculpture and Asian furniture.… Read More

Online Auction of Fine Wines, Beer & Spirits in Time for the Holidays

BOSTON, Mass. – October 29, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will hold a Fine Wines – Online auction beginning November 6, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. EST and concluding on November 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. EST. With a broad spectrum of wines, beer, and spirits from across the globe, the auction offers an approachable selection and affords buyers the opportunity to discover the perfect complement to any holiday gathering. The online sale will attract both collectors seeking to broaden their cellar holdings as well as enthusiasts interested in ready-to-drink wines.… Read More

The Story of Pappy Van Winkle and the Appeal of Rare Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon has popped up recently in articles extolling its desirability and scarcity. There is even a documentary film, Chasing Pappy, about one man’s quest for the elusive libation. Long considered one of the finest bourbons available, this beverage is complex, smooth and a bit sweeter than most others on the market thanks to the inclusion of wheat in the mash. The third-generation company crafts this bourbon from a family recipe developed by Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle.… Read More

European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction Grosses Over $1.5 Million

The April 6, 2013 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction featuring Fine Silver and The Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia grossed $1.5 million and saw record levels of participation on the new SkinnerLive! online biding platform.

5 Reasons to Try Absentee Bidding Online

Some people call them absentee bids, and others say proxy bids or left bids. Whatever the name, this type of bidding has long been an important part of live auctions. For a variety of reasons, it is not always possible or practical to attend a Skinner auction in person. Perhaps you live 3,000 miles away, so flying to Boston might not be possible; or you have tickets to a Red Sox & Yankees ball game and can’t make it to the sale; or maybe you’re just plain old busy with family responsibilities. Life happens!

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