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Stephen Fletcher

Stephen Fletcher, Executive Vice President | American Furniture & Decorative Arts at Bonhams Skinner, is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on early American furniture, American decorative arts and folk art.

Steve's work over the past 40 years as chief auctioneer and appraiser for Bonhams Skinner has earned him a deserved reputation as a highly versatile art and antique generalist. Under his skilful eye, the department has grown considerably, making Bonhams Skinner one of the most formidable auction houses in the world for fine American furniture and decorative arts.

As chief auctioneer for Bonhams Skinner, Steve can be seen regularly at the podium and he carries a full schedule of institutional and estate appraisals. He is often sought out as a source of knowledge on early American life, and eagerly lends his expertise to the media, museums, historical societies, and non-profit institutions. Steve is also a popular appraiser on the PBS television series Antiques Roadshow.

Steve is an avid supporter of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Historic New England, Old Sturbridge Village, Historic Deerfield, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.