Skinner

274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States

+16173505400 | bidsquare@skinnerinc.com

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

 

 

About

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. 
 

Watch auction bidding strategies with Karen Keane, Skinner CEO. 

 

 

 

Skinner Blog   Press

 

   
June Fine Art & Fine Jewelry Consignment Days                                            
 
Fine Art & Fine Jewelry Consignment Events        Friday, June 1 | Portland, ME                                            American & European Works of Art Fine Art experts from Skinner will be on hand to accept consignments of American & European Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper, Prints & Photographs for upcoming 2018 ... Read More
                                     
Space Pioneers | June 6 | Marlborough  
 
Come and hear Rudolf Spoor’s story of passionate collecting, which began with a disastrous backyard model rocket detonation and lead to a lifelong career in the Dutch media. Spoor was a fortunate front-line witness to the American space race at its start in the 1960’s. He was there to see the fulfillment of John F. ... Read More
5 Tips for Choosing a Diamond  
 

 

Diamonds, specifically diamond rings, are among the most popular pieces that we sell in the Fine Jewelry department. Purchased for significant occasions; buyers want the “perfect” stone. The internet is full of information, which can sometimes be overwhelming. Here are the five crucial things to keep in mind... Read More

 

 

On the Square

   

AUG 01, 2018

Americana Exceptionalism

 

  

APR 11, 2018

Auspicious Asian Art Results from Skinner and Leslie Hindman!

 

 

MAR 15, 2018

Game Boards Galore and More at Skinner!

 

Skinner’s tradition of notable Americana sales continues with auctions on August 12 & 13 and an online auction August 6-14. The two-day and online sales comprise nearly 1500 lots ... Read More
                         
The March edition of Asian Art auctions just wrapped up and there were many astonishing pieces on display! This season saw the sale of major items from China, Japan, Korea, ... Read More
                           
In an unexpected roll of the dice, the playful side of Americana moved ahead several spaces during Skinner's American Furniture & Decorative Arts sale on March 3rd. Amongst the ... Read More