Strong interest nationally and internationally for selections of nearly 75 lots of Antiquities and over 700 lots of Wedgwood, most consigned from a New York City estate that had been in storage for more than two decades, contributed to a $1.79M auction that was 94% sold by lot. Competitive and robust internet and telephone bidding drove consistently strong results for the examples of Apulian and Attic red and black figure wares. An Attic black-figure squat amphora sold for $20,000, and an Apulian red-figured volute-krater sold for and $22,500.… Read More
Tag Archives: silver
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 | MARLBOROUGH | 10AM-4PM
Have you been wondering when the best time would be to sell silver? It’s now. Following our highly successful spring and summer auctions, we are currently accepting consignments for fall 2020 sales. The market for silver is robust with high prices across all categories.
Join us on Wednesday, September 16, to have your silver evaluated for our upcoming auctions! Skinner specialists will be hosting an outdoor Under the Tent Consignment Day at our Marlborough Gallery from 10am to 4pm.… Read More
Following a blossoming of interest in the 1960s, Chinese export silver has never been more collectible than it is today. The demographics of the market, however, have changed. The days of American collectors ruling the roost has given way to Chinese collectors, demonstrating their willingness to out-pay and outbid all others.… Read More
Beginning in the 19th century, as the popularity and accessibility of international travel increased substantially, countries began hosting international fairs and exhibitions to drive both commerce and tourism. Luxury goods makers like Tiffany & Co. used these fairs not only as a way to market their pieces to a wide audience, but also showcase their skills in hopes of attracting international press and prestige.… Read More
Wednesday, October 30 | 5:30–6:30PM
Silversmith Stephen Smithers will demonstrate and discuss American silversmithing tools, techniques, and practices of the late 17th through early 19th centuries with an emphasis on the techniques used by New York silversmith Simeon Soumaine, in the creation of the rare set of three casters offered in the November 2 & 3 American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction.… Read More
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 | 10AM-3PM | HARTFORD, CT
Skinner is inviting consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Meet with Skinner experts on August 7 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Jewelry, Fine Art, and Fine Silver. Appointments required. Please register and a member of our team will contact you directly for an appointment time. High-quality photos are recommended for large or particularly fragile items.… Read More
Skinner is now inviting fine silver consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Department specialists will be available by appointment to offer verbal evaluations and accept consignments in the Westchester, NY office on Thursday, July 18 between 10AM and 4PM.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9 | 10AM-4PM
Meet with Skinner experts Stuart Slavid and Robin Starr at the Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens for a verbal evaluation and possible consignment of your fine art and antiques. The cost for verbal appraisal is $10 for one item or three items for $25. All proceeds will go towards the Museum. Please call the Museum at 951-845-2626 for an appointment, walk-ins will be contingent upon availability.… Read More
Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough
Tuesday, September 4 | 1:30PM – 4PM
Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Stuart Slavid, & Suhyung Kim will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.
Experts Available in September:
Fine Jewelry & Silver Consignment Days
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 | MANCHESTER, NH
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22 | FALMOUTH, MA
Skinner Auctions is inviting consignments for the fall 2017 Auctions. Meet with Fine Jewelry expert Kaitlin Shinnick and Fine Silver expert Stephanie Opolski at for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Jewelry & Silver. Appointments required.