Skinner to Host Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts December 20, 2008 Skinner, one of the nationís leading auction houses, will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston gallery on December 20th at 10 a.m. The sale will feature more than
furniture from the 1950ís and 60ís will be offered and has become increasingly popular; much of the furniture is made from slow growth teak wood. A chaise with footstool (lot 505, est. $3/5,000) was designed by Hans Wegner, 1914-2007, in Denmark and was purchased at Design Research in Cambridge. The chaiseís provenance is of a Boston academic family.