a few bags, including a Shahsavan Soumak Bag, lot 101, estimated at $1,500 - $2,000, and several collections of books related to rugs and textiles.
Previews, Catalog and Bidding
Previews will be held at Skinner Inc.’s Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza, on Thursday, May 5th, 2011 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm; on Friday, May 6th, 2011 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm; and Saturday, May 7th, 2011 from 9:00 to 11:00 am.
The illustrated catalog for auction 2545B is available for $18 from Skinner, Inc.’s Subscription Department at (508) 970-3100. 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 SkinnerLive! Or, for more information call 508-970-3000.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art and the only major auction house headquartered in New England. 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. Skinner’s 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 Jewelry, Textiles & Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Science & Technology, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, and Discovery. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinner's web site www.skinnerinc.com.