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Exceptional collections of early and modern Japanese prints lead an array of impressive offerings on the block at Skinner, Inc. this month during a live Asian Works of Art auction in Boston on November 22nd, and a Modern Japanese Prints – Online auction taking place November 17th to 24th. The live auction will also spotlight a private […]
Skinner, Inc. announces a two-day live auction of Fine Wines in Boston on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 28 and 29, presented in conjunction with Lower Falls Wine Company. On the first evening, Skinner presents The Doctor’s Collection, a private cellar that cuts a swath through some of the world’s most storied vineyards, vintages that elicit superlatives, […]
Skinner, Inc. announces its October 11 auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, showcasing over 700 lots, many hailing from exceptional private collections, including a West Coast collection of silver yachting trophies; a New York City collection featuring French furniture and silver; Part I of the Stillwell Collection of Doulton, and more. Stuart Slavid, Director of […]
Much of America’s industrialization during the early 19th century can be credited to Oliver Evans, a Delaware-tborn inventor of the high-pressure steam engine, though it was a proclamation that he made at the turn of the century that branded him a visionary. “The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam […]