Rare and Evocative Plains Indian Art Highlights Skinner Auction in Boston Boston, Mass. – January 18, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art on February 9th in its Boston gallery. Skinner is proud to offer more than 200 lots of evoca
and other excellent examples of Northwest Coast art.
A collection of Pre-Columbian material from the late Italian tenor Sergio Franchi includes a large Nayarit standing female figure (lot 26, $3,000 to $5,000) and a large Colima warrior figure holding a feathered spear (lot 25, $4,000 to $6,000).
Previews, Catalogue, and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013, 12 p.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, February 8, 2013, 12 p.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, February 9, 2013, 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
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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.