Skinner to sponsor lecture on Vermont furniture Aug. 13

Paint-decorated sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40. To be auctioned Aug. 14 at Skinner. Image courtesy of Skinner Inc.

Paint-decorated sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40. To be auctioned Aug. 14 at Skinner. Image courtesy of Skinner Inc.

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers will sponsor an American furniture and decorative arts lecture on Saturday, Aug. 13, at their Marlborough gallery at 274 Cedar Hill St.

Philip Zea, president of Historic Deerfield, will present “Cabinet Furniture in All its Variety: Vermont Craftsmanship, 1780-1850.” A reception will be at 2:30 p.m. Zea’s lecture will follow at 3 p.m.

Free and open to the public, the lecture is in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s Aug. 14 auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts.

Guests should RSVP online (www.skinnerinc.com) or phone 508-970-3000.

 


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Paint-decorated sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40. To be auctioned Aug. 14 at Skinner. Image courtesy of Skinner Inc.

Paint-decorated sideboard, attributed to the Loomis workshop, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1825-40. To be auctioned Aug. 14 at Skinner. Image courtesy of Skinner Inc.