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Skinner Announces April Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Spotlighting Fine Silver and Souvenirs of the Grand Tour from the Collection of Thomas S. Holman

Russian Gem-set and Cloisonné Enameled .875 Silver Frame, Moscow, 1899-1908 (Lot 79, Estimate $14,000-$18,000)

BOSTON, MA – March 19, 2014 On April 5, Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, featuring nearly 600 lots of objects from a variety of countries and periods, including fine silver and souvenirs of the Grand Tour from the Collection of Thomas S.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.

Auction to Feature The Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia

Faberge Gilded Silver and Enamel Napkin Rings

The April 6, 2013 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston features the Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia along with fine silver, ceramics, and bronze, marble and alabaster sculpture.

"Treasures of the Romanovs" A Lecture by Scott Ruby

Skinner is pleased to present Scott Ruby, Associate Curator of Russian and Eastern European Art at Hillwood Museum, for a lecture on decorative arts from the cultural Golden and Silver Ages of Imperial Russia.

A Look Back at Russia’s Last Royal Family

Russian Royal Family Aboard the Standart

The violent end of Russia’s last royal family fascinates collectors, historians, and those who simply love a compelling story. The last Romanov Tsar, Nicholas II, was executed along with his family in the summer of 1918 after months of imprisonment. The tragedy and historic impact of these events makes antiques and artifacts relating to the Romanovs all the more sought-after by collectors.