The Gentleman's Auction - On Demand
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November 12, 2017 | -
1hr On-Demand

2017 Of Value: National Conference

The Gentleman's Auction: Appealing to Modern Men

Christopher Barber
Deputy Director, Americana, 
Skinner, Inc.

This session will explore why auction houses have begun cultivating this audience.
It will also discuss  trends, highlights and observations on the ‘Gentleman’s’ market.

Speaker powerpoints are available only where permission has been given. 

1.5 CE credits

Sponsored by:

Sabine Wilson, Ph.D., AAA




$40   Members
$50   General Admission













Christopher Barber is a specialist in Skinner’s American Furniture & Decorative Arts Department. His special areas of interest are American furniture and 19th century folk art. He also has experience working with 18th and 19th century American clocks, nautical and maritime art and antiques and cataloged an extensive collection of early microscopes. Barber joined Skinner 2004, and since that time has expanded his role to include auctioneering. An avid supporter of the arts, he is a member of the Museum Council at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and often lends his talents to supporting art and antique appraisal events for non-profit and corporate institutions. Prior to joining Skinner, Barber was a member of the American Paintings and Sculpture Department at Christie’s auction house in New York. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in the history of art and architecture from Harvard University. He currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.













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