SKINNER HOSTS EUROPEAN FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION FEATURING FINE SILVER, OCTOBER 3RD, BO Sale to feature fine silver; English, French, German, Italian and Dutch furniture from the 18th through 20th centuries; and decorative arts including pottery, bronzes, statuary,
glass, tapestries an
the HuntĒ parlor chair (lot 515, est. $2/3,000); an unusual game table of a nice scale and size (lot 516, est. $400/600); a big, bold American Renaissance Revival cabinet (lot 522, est. $2,5/3,500); a Renaissance Revival refectory table with nice painted details to the ends of the trestle supports (lot 560, est. $3/5,000); and a sweet Regency writing desk (lot 731, est. $1,8/2,200).
Previews, Catalog and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Thursday, Oct 1st from 12 to 5 p.m. and on Friday, Oct 2nd from 12 to 8 p.m. Illustrated catalog #2475 is available by mail for $35 ($42 for foreign requests) from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery for $32. Prices realized will be available at www.skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogs, and bid live in real-time through Skinner-Live. To register for real-time bidding go to http://www.skinnerinc.com/buy-sell/skinner-live.php. Or, for more information call 508-970-3000.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the nationís leading auction houses for antiques and fine art. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinnerís appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Silver, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, Discovery and Science, Technology & Clocks. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinnerís web site www.skinnerinc.com.