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Skinner

274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States

Founded over four decades ago, Skinner offers more than 60 auctions annually. Skinner auctions reach an international audience and showcase the unique, rare, and beautiful in dozens of categories, inc...Read More
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Skinner attracts top consignments and commands record-breaking prices in the international auction marketplace. With renowned expertise and extraordinary service, Skinner is the place for people looking to buy and sell fine objects of value
Founded over four decades ago, Skinner offers more than 60 auctions annually. Skinner auctions reach an international audience and showcase the unique, rare, and beautiful in dozens of categories, including the fine and decorative arts, jewelry, modern design, musical instruments, science and technology, wine, and many others.
Drawing on the expertise of its specialists and its personalized service, Skinner works with individuals, institutions, and estate settlement professionals to attract outstanding items from across New England, the United States, and the world. Important sales include a Qing Dynasty vase that set the record for Chinese art sold in the U.S., works by Fitz Henry Lane and Aldro Thompson Hibbard, folk art portraiture, and Kashmir textiles. Skinner regularly sees strong results for items ranging from fine Italian violins to Cartier diamond jewelry.
Skinner is located in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts, Coral Gables, Florida, and New York, NY and offers its customers worldwide, “anywhere” access to its sales through the SkinnerLive! real-time, online bidding service.

Antiques Roadshow

Skinner’s experts have been involved with Antiques Roadshow since 1995 and have appraised all manner of art, antiques, and collectibles, mid-century modern furniture, fine art, paintings, antique jewelry from diamond rings and rare violins to antique clocks and bronze sculptures.
ANTIQUES ROADHOW | Baton Roughe, Hour 3 Preview: Louisuana Work Table, ca. 1830 | PBS

Skinner Collaborates with Interior Designer Phillip Thomas

White Horse 1949

Furniture Appraisal with Expert Stephen Fletcher

The Prints of George Bellows

On the Square

OCT 01, 2018

October Brings Ominous Objects at Skinner!

Buried beneath a catalog of antique clocks and scientific instruments lies a cluster of objects that has punctured an ominous hole into a semmingly innocent sale. Although, many of... Read More

SEP 27, 2018

Spectacular Asian Art Results at Leslie Hindman and Skinner!

The September Asian Art sales are over now and there were so many incredible results on display during the course of the season. Strong prices for Asian Art are still led by the Chinese art... Read More

SEP 04, 2018

Skinner's Stunning Sale of Asian Art

With the start of another highly anticipated autumn art auction season, , Skinner in Boston is showcasing 588 lots for their Asian Works of Art sale on September 14. This auction... Read More

Skinner's Blog

  • Wedgwood Jasperware: A 10-Point Primer

    Apr 04,2019 | 16:00 EDT

    Wedgwood is ripe for collecting with examples manufactured in a variety of bodies, colors and subject matter over 260 years of production. To the novice, Wedgwood is often lig... Read More

  • The Many Faces of Buddhism

    Mar 15,2019 | 13:25 EDT

    Even though the historical Buddha lived during the 5th Century BCE, his image did not appear in artwork until approximately the 3rd Century AD. This was a slow development tha... Read More

  • Harry Jackson Sculpture and Abstract Expressionism

    Jan 23,2019 | 12:00 EST

    Who would have thought that a budding Abstract Expressionist in the 1940s would become one of the most famous sculptors of the American West just a decade later? That is the s... Read More

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