David Skinner Antiques & Period Lighting

          David Skinner Antiques is a carefully curated collection of elegant and lust-worthy antiques that express worldly sophistication and an aristocratic lifestyle. We specialize in period lighting, Caribbean furniture, and exceptional case goods.  

Our period lighting collection has an enchanting quality and becomes the jewelry of the room. We have a massive inventory spanning over 250 years of illumination. All fixtures are restored, with new wiring and porcelain sockets, and are customized to your specifications.  

Caribbean furniture has lustrous mahogany, exotic motifs and a romantic quality that blends seamlessly with coastal style. Our exclusive collection features period sideboards and four poster beds, as well as campaign furniture.  

Our furniture and decorative arts collection has a stately and elegant quality that enables any room to exude panache. We stock both American and European pieces that are fine examples of their period and are of superior craftsmanship and materials. Our extensive collection includes monumental bookcases, secretaries, sideboards and tall chests.

We strive to offer our clients exceptional customer service and welcome any inquiries. We are happy to locate a unique item or in assist you in sourcing inventory for large scale projects.        


David Skinner Owner

David Skinner, a second generation antique dealer, opened David Skinner Antiques & Period Lighting over ten years ago in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. David's vast knowledge and expertise has developed into a passion with a focus on collecting period lighting, Caribbean/West Indies furniture and stately case goods. He has curated an exceptional collection of period American and European and maintains the largest inventory of period Caribbean furniture in the world.

Early 19th Century English Regency Campaign Rosewood Canterbury
Early 19th Century English... H 20 in W 22 in DIA 15 in $ 2,900
19th Century French Bistro Brass Mirror
19th Century French Bistro... H 42 in W 66 in DIA 2 in $ 6,800
18th Century Chippendale... H 36 in W 78 in D 25 in $ 7,800
19th Century Italian Empire... H 27 in DIA 21 in $ 5,800
19th Century English Gothic... H 40 in DIA 16 in $ 12,800
Val St. Lambert Set of Eight Osram Val... H 7 in W 3 in $ 2,200
Early 19th Century China Trade Camphor Two Part Secr tarie Military Chest
Early 19th Century China... H 50 in W 42 in D 19 in $ 12,800
20th Century Pair of Cloisonn Frog Sculptures and Candleholders
20th Century Pair of... H 3 in W 6 in D 7 in $ 1,100
Early 19th Century Pair of Italian Tole and Cattail Sconces
Early 19th Century Pair of... H 25 in W 14 in D 5 in $ 2,800
19th Century Set of Six... H 33 in W 19 in D 30 in $ 7,850
Early 20th Century Irish... H 52 in DIA 32 in $ 22,000
20th Century French Crystal... H 36 in W 60 in D 16 in $ 12,500
19th Century Pair of English Adam Style Consoles
19th Century Pair of... H 33 in W 42 in D 15 in $ 28,000
Pair of 19th Century... H 24 in W 5 in D 6 in $ 8,800
Early 19th Century Jamaican Regency Chest
Early 19th Century Jamaican... H 44 in W 42 in D 21 in $ 22,000
Early 20th C Italian Carved... H 21 in DIA 26 in $ 4,650
18th Century East Indies... H 97 in W 89 in D 73 in $ 24,500
19th C East Indies Carved... H 39 in W 31 in D 48 in $ 6,850
Pair of Early 20th C French... H 11 in W 10 in D 6 in $ 1,150
Early 20th Century Adams... H 56 in W 30 in D 3 in $ 3,800
Mid 19th C Italian Gilt... H 57 in DIA 14 in $ 2,850
Early 19th C British... H 42 in W 15 in D 15 in $ 3,900
19th C Scottish Regency... H 18 in W 23 in D 17 in $ 1,400
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