Two Federal Dressing Chests made by John and Thomas Seymour of Boston, an Extraordinary Pictoral Nee Sale Features The Patriotic Americana Collection of Marilyn and Michael Gould; Selections from the Collection of Robert Skinner; Fine Federal Furniture from the Property of a New York Collector
$5,000) and a 14kt gold and hardstone cameo suite given as a christening present to Mary Louisa Adams (1828-1859), granddaughter of John Quincy Adams, from her godfather General Stephen Van Rensselaer (lot 192, $3,000 to $5,000).
Previews, Events, Catalogue, and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2012, 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2012, 12 p.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, October 27, 2012, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Stephen Fletcher, Department Director, and Chris Barber, Deputy Director, will offer a gallery walk on Friday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Boston Gallery. To register, please visit: http://bit.ly/cana-walk-oct26.
Illustrated catalogue #2618B is available by mail from the subscription department at #508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery. 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 catalogues, and bid live in real-time through SkinnerLive! Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/skinnerauctions.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the world’s 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. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Works of Art, 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 Skinner’s web site www.skinnerinc.com.