Want to learn more about your family heirlooms? Curious to find out their value? Bring your favorite pieces to NEHGS to receive information and an appraisal value from experts at Skinner, Inc. Limit three items per person (one ticket per item). All proceeds benefit New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Meet the Appraisers
Devon Eastland, Director of Fine Books & Manuscripts joined Skinner in 2012 after more than twenty years as the co-owner and founder of James & Devon Gray Booksellers in Harvard Square. Devon is widely known for her expertise in books printed prior to 1700 including those from the Pre-medieval, Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation, Elizabethan, Jacobean, and Restoration periods. She can assist you with appraisals of Books & Paper, Documents & Letters, Ephemera, Maps & Atlases and Natural History Prints.
Karen Keane, CEO of Skinner, Inc. oversees the operation of one of the world’s leading auction houses, the largest in New England and a viable player in the international art and antiques marketplace. In addition to running the company, she is also one of firm’s most versatile appraisers, possessing a broad knowledge of furniture, and fine and decorative arts. Her specialty areas include American Furniture and Decorative Arts, Americana, and Folk Art. Karen is also a familiar face and leading appraiser on the PBS Emmy Award-winning TV series Antiques Roadshow.