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63 Park Plaza

Boston , Massachusetts

USA   02116

Telephone : +1 617-350-5400

Fax : +1 617-350-5429

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  • History & Reputation

    Skinner has over four decades of renowned service and expertise in buying and selling fine objects. With auction locations in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts and Coral Gables, Florida, Skinner holds more than 60 auctions annually. They also have an active online presence; in 2014 they offered more than 30 auctions online on for high-value and rare Asian art, jewelry, European and American fine art, furniture, wine, and more.

    As a premier international auction house, Skinner has set many sales records in the course of its history. Most recently, Skinner broke the record for a piece of Chinese Art auctioned in the U.S. with a Qing Dynasty vase that sold for $24.7 million dollars in September of 2014. And in 2011, Skinner broke the record for the price of a Folk Art painting with an 18th century family-owned portrait that sold for $1.27 million dollars.

    Services & Staff

    Skinner works with individuals, estate professionals, museums and other organizations to attract valuable consignments from all over the world. Areas of in-house expertise include jewelry, fine and decorative art, modern design, instruments, wine, and science and technology.

    Additionally, Skinner offers a wide range of appraisal services for valuable items and collections. Individuals considering offering their items at auction may contact Skinner for a verbal appraisal at no cost, and estate professionals will obtain responsive and reliable service for settlement needs at low cost. They also work closely with museums, historical societies, and educational institutions to help refine the quality of their collections through both appraisal and deaccession.

    Skinner has 25 expert specialists on staff, and each department director has on average 32 years of experience. Due to their firmly established reputation in the industry, their staff regularly appears on the popular, award-winning PBS show Antiques Roadshow.

    Follow them Online

    Skinner has a frequently updated blog that previews their latest collections for sale and features stories and histories on high-profile auction items. You can also find them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Asian Works of Art - Live
Asian Works of Art - Live
by Skinner

May 16, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Boston, MA, US

May, 2015

Saturday, 5/16/2015
Asian Works of Art - Live
New England : Massachusetts

Friday, 5/29/2015
American & European Prints & Photographs
New England : Massachusetts

Friday, 5/29/2015
American & European Paintings
New England : Massachusetts

June, 2015

Saturday, 6/6/2015
Fine Books & Manuscripts
New England : Massachusetts

Tuesday, 6/9/2015
Fine Jewelry
New England : Massachusetts

Saturday, 6/20/2015
20th Century Design
New England : Massachusetts

July, 2015

Thursday, 7/16/2015
Country Americana
New England : Massachusetts

Saturday, 7/18/2015
European Furniture & Decorative Arts
New England : Massachusetts

Sunday, 7/19/2015
European Furniture & Decorative Arts
New England : Massachusetts