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Skinner Appraisal Day
January 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Do you have a family heirloom passed down through generations? Maybe a great yard sale item or flea market find that might be a treasure? Would you like to know what it is worth? Bring your special items to the Skinner Appraisal Day at the Concord Museum for a verbal appraisal.
Christopher Fox, Associate Deputy Director of American Funiture and Decorative Arts with Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, established himself as a recognized authority on 18th-century military artifacts and culture as Curator of Collections at Fort Ticonderoga Museum. During his twenty-year tenure with the museum, he was responsible for the management, interpretation, and acquisition of all manner of objects including early Americana and decorative arts as well as 18th-century military weaponry, manuscripts, rare books, and artwork.
Attendees should not bring coins or stamps to be appraised. Items to be appraised may include pottery and porcelain, silver, jewelry, glassware, paintings, prints and works on paper, textiles and rugs, sculpture and metalwork, ephemera, collectibles, clocks and watches, toys and dolls, musical instruments, small furnishings, and more.
$20 for one item or $50 for three; Members: $15 for one item or $35 for three.
Advanced reservation required. Reserve early as space is limited. Please reserve the one-hour time slot, during which you wish to be seen by an appraiser. An individual time slot will be issued during check-in at the event.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Image: Plate. Worcester Porcelain Manufactory. 1875. Concord Museum Collection.