Skinner Auction to Feature an Extensive Selection of Fine Silver BOSTON, Mass. – September 19, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an extensive auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts on October 5th in its Boston gallery. The sale features an excellent selection
to be offered is a pair of Continental carved ivory plaques (lot 887, $700 to $900) after Peter Paul Rubens, one depicting The Coronation of Marie de Medici and the other The Apotheosis of Henri IV and the Proclamation of the Regency of Marie de Medici.
A variety of continental porcelain includes a three-piece Royal Copenhagen Blue Flute pattern garniture (lot 426, $4,000 to $6,000) and a Meissen Yellow Dragon pattern dinner service (lot 571, $3,000 to $5,000).
A 19th century large white marble figure of Mercury Preparing to Slay Argus after Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish, 1770-1844) (lot 739, $3,000 to $5,000) and over twenty lots of Clarice Cliff-designed ceramics will also be available.