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  • Renaissance-revival Ebonized, Maple, Porcelain-inset, and Parcel-gilt Cabinet
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1001

    Renaissance-revival Ebonized, Maple, Porcelain-inset, a...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Figural Candelabra
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1002

    Pair of Wedgwood Black Basalt Figural Candelabra

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Frank Meisler (Polish/Israeli, d. 2018) Noah's Ark Sculpture
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1003

    Frank Meisler (Polish/Israeli, d. 2018) Noah's Ark Scul...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Southwest-Style Pottery Urn
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1004

    Southwest-Style Pottery Urn

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Verlys Glass Vase
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1005

    Verlys Glass Vase

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    $200 - $300
  • Empire Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Card Table
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1006

    Empire Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Card Table

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Group of Flow Blue and Mulberry China
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 1007

    Group of Flow Blue and Mulberry China

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • John James Audubon American Widgeon
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 1008

    John James Audubon American Widgeon

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Four-panel Screen Painting
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1009

    Four-panel Screen Painting

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Saturday Evening Girls Covered Beaker and Plate
    Estimate
    $250 - $350
    Lot 1010

    Saturday Evening Girls Covered Beaker and Plate

    Est.
    $250 - $350
  • Pearsall-style Glass-top Table with Teak Tripod Base
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1011

    Pearsall-style Glass-top Table with Teak Tripod Base

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Franz GT Kessler Designs Table Lamp
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1012

    Franz GT Kessler Designs Table Lamp

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Pair of Art Deco Upholstered Tub Chairs
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1013

    Pair of Art Deco Upholstered Tub Chairs

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • 3-inch Refractor Telescope
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    $200 - $400
    Lot 1014

    3-inch Refractor Telescope

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Group of Travel Photographs
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1015

    Group of Travel Photographs

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Four Burke Tulip Side Chairs and Table
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1016

    Four Burke Tulip Side Chairs and Table

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Tramp Art Mirror
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1017

    Tramp Art Mirror

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Jefferson Golden Hour Clock
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1018

    Jefferson Golden Hour Clock

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Robert Maplethorpe (1946-1989) "Calla Lily 1984" Plate for Swid Powell
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1019

    Robert Maplethorpe (1946-1989) "Calla Lily 1984" Plate ...

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Spaghetti Swag Lamp by Thomas Industries
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1020

    Spaghetti Swag Lamp by Thomas Industries

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Rookwood Pottery Vase
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1022

    Rookwood Pottery Vase

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Arts and Crafts Matte Green Glazed Vase
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1023

    Arts and Crafts Matte Green Glazed Vase

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • English Arts & Crafts Oak and Silvered Dial Domed Small Mantle Clock
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1024

    English Arts & Crafts Oak and Silvered Dial Domed Small...

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Art Nouveau Iridescent Glass Boudoir Lamp Shade
    Estimate
    $50 - $75
    Lot 1025

    Art Nouveau Iridescent Glass Boudoir Lamp Shade

    Est.
    $50 - $75
  • Six Danish Modern Dining Chairs in the Style of Arne Vodder
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1026

    Six Danish Modern Dining Chairs in the Style of Arne Vo...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Le Corbusier-style Chaise
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1027

    Le Corbusier-style Chaise

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Group of Fiestaware Plates
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1028

    Group of Fiestaware Plates

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Mid-century Modern Glass and Metal Sculpture Retailed by Zonatta
    Estimate
    $200 - $250
    Lot 1029

    Mid-century Modern Glass and Metal Sculpture Retailed b...

    Est.
    $200 - $250
  • Asian Blue and White Umbrella Stand
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 1030

    Asian Blue and White Umbrella Stand

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • Vintage Mickey Mouse Telephone
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 1031

    Vintage Mickey Mouse Telephone

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • Three Continental Porcelain Figural Groups
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1032

    Three Continental Porcelain Figural Groups

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Pair of 19th Century Ball-top Andirons
    Estimate
    $20 - $200
    Lot 1033

    Pair of 19th Century Ball-top Andirons

    Est.
    $20 - $200
  • Siot-Decauville Foundry Art Nouveau Brass Vase
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1034

    Siot-Decauville Foundry Art Nouveau Brass Vase

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Large Weller Louwelsa Floral-decorated Footed Oil Lamp
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1035

    Large Weller Louwelsa Floral-decorated Footed Oil Lamp

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Three Art Glass Shades
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1036

    Three Art Glass Shades

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Tiffany Studios "Grape Vine" Pattern Desk Tray
    Estimate
    $100 - $300
    Lot 1037

    Tiffany Studios "Grape Vine" Pattern Desk Tray

    Est.
    $100 - $300
  • Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1038

    Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Set of Four Bamboo-turned Windsor Side Chairs
    Estimate
    $200 - $250
    Lot 1039

    Set of Four Bamboo-turned Windsor Side Chairs

    Est.
    $200 - $250
  • Two Framed Needlework Samplers.
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1040

    Two Framed Needlework Samplers.

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Six Heisey Green Glass Dessert Plates
    Estimate
    $75 - $100
    Lot 1041

    Six Heisey Green Glass Dessert Plates

    Est.
    $75 - $100
  • Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Vase and Cover
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1042

    Encaustic Decorated Black Basalt Vase and Cover

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Group of Blue and White Transfer-decorated Tableware
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1043

    Group of Blue and White Transfer-decorated Tableware

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Figural Candlesticks
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1044

    Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Figural Candlesticks

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Three Coalport Porcelain Meissen-style Dishes
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1045

    Three Coalport Porcelain Meissen-style Dishes

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • German Porcelain Portrait Plaque
    Estimate
    $20 - $200
    Lot 1046

    German Porcelain Portrait Plaque

    Est.
    $20 - $200
  • Erwin Eisch Art Glass with Ladybug
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1047

    Erwin Eisch Art Glass with Ladybug

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Contemporary Stirrup-spout Effigy Vessel
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1048

    Contemporary Stirrup-spout Effigy Vessel

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Large Group of Wedgwood Jasperware
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1049

    Large Group of Wedgwood Jasperware

    Est.
    $600 - $800

Auction Description

Discovery - Interiors by Skinner
Approachable and full of surprises, Skinner’s monthly Discovery auctions offer a broad selection of artwork, estate furnishings, decorative objects, rugs, couture and jewelry from the 18th – 21st century. Skinner’s Discovery department accepts consignments on an ongoing basis. We invite you to preview items, ask questions of our specialists, and learn more about the auction process at Skinner. Appointments are required to ensure safety and health. Contact Us General Inquiries 508.970.3211 support@skinnerinc.com Department Specialists 508.970.3202 discovery@skinnerinc.com Read more
Skinner
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States

bidsquare@skinnerinc.com

Phone:+16173505400

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 25.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500

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Please visit http://www.skinnerinc.com/services/payment-and-shipping/ for information regarding the collection of items purchased at auction. 

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Terms & Conditions

Please visit https://www.skinnerinc.com/connect/conditions-of-sale/ for the Conditions of Sale. 

A. Conditions of Sale 1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than seven (7) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within seven (7) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc. reserves the right to charge a minimum storage fee of $10 per lot per day, and may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the seven (7) days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. Sales in Massachusetts, Florida, New York, and Maine are subject to the respective current sales taxes. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties may be exempt from sales tax upon submission of proper documentation. 10. A premium equal to 25% of the final bid price up to and including $250,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $250,001 up to and including $3,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $3,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. B. Skinner, Inc. & Lower Falls Wine Co. Conditions of Sale – Fine Wines/Fine Wines – Online Auction 1. All bidders and buyers of wine must be at least 21 years of age and shall present satisfying legal documentation of this at auction. In the event the buyer is a partnership or corporate entity, the receiver of the wine shall furnish proof fulfilling this criteria. 2. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc., below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event, and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 3. All property is sold “as is,” and neither Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation or any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, or description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice, or in the catalog, or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Prospective buyers are urged to inspect those lots they have interest in. 4. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by Skinner, Inc. shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Please note Massachusetts state law requires all purchasers of alcoholic beverages be at least 21 years of age. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 5. All merchandise purchased is payable directly to Skinner Inc., and must be paid for the day of the auction. All merchandise must be removed from Lower Falls Wine Co. within forty five (45) days of the auction, and in no event shall Skinner Inc. or Lower Falls Wine Co. have any liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than fourteen (14) days after the sale. Lower Falls Wine Co. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage fee per lot as determined by Lower Falls Wine Co. (see Collection of Wines). If any property has not been removed within forty five (45) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. (a) the merchandise may be transferred to and stored at a bonded warehouse and the purchaser agrees to pay all transfer and storage expenses, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 6. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, good check, or wire transfers, payable in U.S. dollars. Checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing the check. Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. reserve the right to hold merchandise purchased until the funds have cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner and/or Lower Falls Wine Co. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. 7. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 8. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 9. Lower Falls Wine Co. may, in their discretion and at purchaser’s request, package and arrange for delivery as directed by the purchaser. In such event, purchaser agrees that (a) all such packaging, handling and delivery is at the sole risk of the purchaser and that Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. shall have no liability for any loss or damage to such items, and (b) purchaser shall pay in advance, all packaging expenses, including labor, materials, carriers fees and all insurance charges. Please arrange seventy-two (72) hours in advance for collection and delivery. Purchaser shall make itself aware of the limitations and restrictions imposed by various states in regards to the transportation and importation of alcoholic beverages and purchaser has the sole responsibility to research and comply with all permit and licensing requirements. Neither Skinner, Inc. nor Lower Falls Wine Co. shall be responsible for obtaining any permits or licenses on behalf of purchaser and no sale shall be cancelled or refunded for lack of purchaser’s noncompliance with permitting and licensing issues. (Please see Collection of Wines) 10. A premium equal to 25% of the final bid price up to and including $250,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $250,001 up to and including $3,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $3,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. C. Firearms 1. Post-1898 firearms must be registered in compliance with federal law. 2. Federal Firearms License purchases only. 3. To purchase with a Curio & Relic License, the gun must be listed as acceptable on the ATF list for collectors of curios. www.atf.gov/sites/default/files/assets/pdf-files/p-5300-11-firearms-curios-or-relics-list.pdf 4. Bidder must provide FFL information upon registration to bid. We highly recommend registering in advance, please contact William Madden at 508.970.3283. 5. Bidders who do not have a valid FFL must provide Skinner with a license for an FFL transfer agent upon registering to bid, and upon receipt of the agent’s FFL, the firearm must be shipped to the transfer agent, not the buyer/winner of the auction. 6. A transfer agent can charge for handling the transfer. It is the buyer/winner’s responsibility to pay for and make arrangements for an agent prior to registering to bid. CONDITION OF FIREARMS AND ANTIQUE ARMS. Skinner, Inc. (“Skinner”) makes no warranties or representations whatsoever, and no employee or consultant of Skinner, Inc. has the authority to make any warranties or representations, concerning any firearms or antique arms, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES REGARDING MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, as well as any express or implied warranties or representations regarding the operation, condition, reliability, safety to store or transport, or legality to purchase, own, store, transport or resell any firearms or antique arms. Use of any firearms or antique arms purchased at Skinner is entirely at the user’s risk. Skinner recommends that all weapons purchased at auction be examined by a competent gunsmith. Skinner disclaims any liability whatsoever for accident, injury or damage resulting to any person or property from the purchase, sale, transport, storage or use of any firearms or antique arms purchased through Skinner. All other Terms & Conditions of Sale at Skinner remain applicable, please refer to Conditions of Sale