274 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752
Founded over four decades ago, Skinner offers more than 60 auctions annually. Skinner auctions reach an international audience and showcase the unique, rare, and beautiful in dozens of categories, including the fine and decorative arts, jewelry, modern design, musical instruments, science and technology, wine, and many others.
Jun 29, 2020
Multi-instrumentalist and founding member of festival mainstay Railroad Earth, Andy Goessling (1959-2018) had a passion for musical instruments as big as it was eclectic. Accumulated over a lifetime, this special collection of more than 100 lots bridges centuries, from pre-Columbian flutes to Jazz Age saxophones, orpha...
Jun 9, 2020
It is often said that Chinese collectors are loath to buy works from tombs for fear of disturbing the spirits of their ancestors. In fact, nothing is further from the truth. Throughout millennia, farmers relished digging for buried objects found in countless surrounding tombs, as much as they did digging for their crops. Until recent laws passed by...
May 20, 2020
Join us for First Tuesday online! Tuesday, June 2 | 1:30PM – 4PM Evaluation Day: Find out the value of your objects from your home! While we cannot invite you to join us in our Marlborough Galleries on June 2, we are here to help. All of our Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand from 1:30PM – 4PM to evalua...
May 15, 2020
Since we’re doing more armchair traveling than actually getting on a plane these days, the Fine Wine & Rare Spirits department has compiled a list of our favorite reads that speak of drinks (of course) but also that encapsulate the world of our favorite subject—tying together all the elements that make it so diverse: travel, histo...
May 8, 2020
Robin Starr introduces a selection of highlights from the upcoming May 31 Fine Paintings & Sculpture auction This auction covers a broad range of Western styles, media, and regions from the 16th century to the present day including paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. Star lots include a dramatic escape from wolves by Alfred von ...