Country Americana at Skinner in July

Gilt Copper Setter Weathervane (Lot 45, Estimate $2,000-$3,000)

MARLBOROUGH, MA – July 9, 2015 – Skinner is hosting a live Country Americana auction in its Marlborough, MA Gallery on Thursday, July 16th at 10 A.M. The auction may be viewed in person at the Marlborough Gallery on July 14th and 15th or online at any time.

The July Country Americana auction comprises nearly 700 lots of Chippendale, Federal, country, and British furniture, together with broad offerings of folk art, weathervanes, textiles, ceramics, and glass. The auction also features items from the Howard Roth Collection of Early American Iron.  Kerry Shrives, Senior Vice President of Skinner, Inc., notes, “New England is an antiques collector’s destination in summer and whether you are an experienced or budding collector, or furnishing a home, the July Marlborough auction offers a wide array of New England classics culled from Skinner’s flagship Americana department.”

Approachable and fun, these auctions offer something for every buyer. Collectors, dealers, and art or antique enthusiasts will find antique and vintage furniture, fine, and decorative art and accessories that add richness and depth to any home or workspace. And, the online auction format makes it possible for bidders to participate whenever and wherever they are.

Discovery Auctions were named the Best of Boston for antiques west of the city, awarded by Boston magazine in 2011.

Framed Harrison/Morton Cotton Campaign Bandana (Lot 190, Estimate $200-$400)

Previews, Catalog, and Bidding

View the catalogs online at www.skinnerinc.com/auctions. Each lot is available to view in person, and specialists welcome previewer’s question in person, via phone, or email regarding auction material or the auction process, an experience distinctively designed for a fuller, more rewarding client experience. Previews for Country Americana will be held on Tuesday, July 14th from 12 P.M. to 5 P.M. and on Wednesday, July 15th from 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. View driving directions.

Looking for Something Specific?

Get email alerts when your favorite antique, fine art or collectibles become available. Creating a Lot Alert for “stag weathervane,” “Abraham Lincoln,” or “Frank Weston Benson” will generate an automatic email when lots matching your interests gets published to our website. Your email will include a link to view the artwork, get condition reports, or bid online. Sign up for Lot Alert at www.skinnerinc.com.

About Skinner

Skinner auctions draw international interest from buyers and consignors alike, with material regularly achieving record prices. The company’s auction and appraisal services focus on fine art, jewelry, furniture, and decorative arts from around the globe, as well as wine, fine musical instruments, rare books, Asian art, clocks, Judaica, and more. Monthly Skinner Discovery auctions feature a breadth of estate material. Widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the business, Skinner appraisers have appeared on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, since the show’s inception. Skinner has galleries in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as in New York City and Miami, Florida, with bidders participating in person, by phone, and online. Join auctions live with SkinnerLive! and Bidsquare. For more information and to read our blog, visit the website at www.skinnerinc.com, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter

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