Freeman's

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Philadelphia

Freemans auction house services clients in the buying and selling of fine art, antiques, jewelry. With International experience and comprehensive knowledge of market conditions, specialists at Freeman’s, America’s oldest auction house, work closely with consigners and collectors to offer unparalleled service in the sale and purchase of fine art, antiques, Jewelry, and books.  

Located on Chestnut Street in the heart of Philadelphia, Freeman's offers over 30 in-house auctions a year in sale categories including: American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts, English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists, European Art & Old Masters, Modern and Contemporary Art, Photographs & Photobooks, Books, Maps & Manuscripts, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, Jewelry & Watches, 20th Century Design, and Silver & Objets de Vertu.

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215.563.9275

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1808 Chestnut St
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19103
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  • Opening hours

    Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00pm
    Special office hours during auction exhibitions

New England

Freeman’s Boston heritage goes back to the 1920s, when we were among the first tenants of the new Boston Chamber of Commerce building. Our current office in Boston’s Old City Hall reaffirms our commitment to best serve our New England clients, providing a global connection and service to the fine paintings, jewelry and antiques.

Guided by 200 years of family tradition, Freeman’s remains dedicated to the standard of one-on-one service. Make an appointment at our Boston office and take advantage of a full range of appraisal and estate planning services for estate-planning, estate tax, charitable donations, gift tax and insurance. Complimentary verbal auction estimates for single items or entire collections can easily be arranged with our office.

For generations, New Englanders have looked to Freeman’s to introduce their treasures to the world. With the strength of our Philadelphia departments, we build on a foundation of specialized knowledge and continue to achieve auction records in all major collecting areas. Freeman’s targeted advertising, live Internet bidding and strategic alliance with Scotland’s oldest auction house, Lyon & Turnbull, attracts a broad range of bidders and ensures a strong presence in the global marketplace. At Freeman’s, you’ll find the rare and exceptional; both in our service and our auctions. Call at your convenience to schedule an appointment at our location or yours.

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Kelly Wright
Kelly Wright

617.367.3400

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45 School Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02108
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Main Line

With over 200 years of history in the Greater Philadelphia region, Freeman’s is proud to offer a Main Line consignment inquiry office and showroom gallery, conveniently located in Wayne’s Eagle Village Shopping center on Lancaster Avenue. The mission of Freeman’s luxury Main Line office is to make consigning, auction registration, and appointments a convenience for our valued clients in Montgomery, Chester, and New Castle counties.

At our Eagle Village Location, clients can make arrangements to meet with representatives from our Estates & Trusts team to discuss collections consignments, appraisals, estate planning, gift tax, or ways of making charitable donations to art and educational institutions. This regional office also acts as a show room to display works for forth coming auctions.  Every few weeks a new exhibition is installed, followed by a preview party, featuring educational and entertaining gallery talks by Freeman’s Philadelphia specialists.

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Gabrielle Aruta
Gabrielle Aruta

610.254.9700

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503 W Lancaster Ave
Wayne
Pennsylvania
19087
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  • Opening hours

    Tuesday – Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Mid Atlantic

Our Mid Atlantic Region is serviced by Matthew Wilcox Vice President for Freeman's Trusts & Estates department. Freeman’s provides a variety of auction and appraisal services including verbal auction valutaions for single items or entire collections and formal written appraisals for estate-planning, estate tax, charitable donations, gift tax and insurance.

Freeman’s, headquartered in Philadelphia has 12 main specialty departments of fine art, antiques, jewelry, and books and conducts 30 fine auctions a year. Our Mid Atlantic representative is instrumental in guiding clients through the selling process are able to offer the full gamut of auction services: initial appraisal, extensive research of property and market trends, setting estimates and reserves, in-house photography detailed catalogues and a commitment to both consignors and buyers to provide seamless client service throughout the process

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Matthew Wilcox
Matthew Wilcox

215.940.9825

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Southeast

Freeman’s Southeast in Charlottesville, VA headed by Colin Clarke, has been a respected local resource and a unique connection to the global art market for clients throughout the region for the last ten years.  With over thirty years of experience, Mr. Clarke heads a staff with an in-depth knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the auction business providing area clients with a wide range of services.  With Philadelphia’s twelve main specialty departments as a backbone, the Southeast office offers seamless client service helping guide consignors and buyers throughout the auction process. 

The office provides the full range of auction services from complimentary verbal estimates to written appraisals for all purposes including estate-planning, estate tax, charitable donations, gift tax and insurance.  Joining the office in 2011, Holen Lewis, Director of Business Development heads up the Trusts & Estates Department and specializes in fine jewelry, while bringing in important property from across the region.  Whether selling a single item or an entire estate, from the initial consultation to yet another stellar auction result, Freeman’s Southeast continues to demonstrate its significance in the global art market.

 

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Colin Clarke
Colin Clarke

434.296.4096

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Holen
Holen Lewis

434.409.0114

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126 Garrett Street
Charlottesville
Virginia
22902
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  • Opening hours

    Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm

Midwest

Freeman's Cincinnati office is a valuable resource for our Midwest clients, and we welcome the opportunity to assist with any of your consigning or purchasing needs. Our representative, with the help of Freeman's international experts, can help in identifying and valuing property for auction, estate or insurance purposes.

Freeman's Midwestern Regional Representative William A. Rudd has been able to parlay a lifelong passion for art into a career with more than thirty years of experience appraising fine art and antiques. With the strength of our Philadelphia departments, our Midwest Regional office builds on a foundation of specialized knowledge that continues to achieve auction records in all major collecting areas. Freeman’s targeted advertising, live Internet bidding and strategic alliance with Scotland’s oldest auction house, Lyon & Turnbull, attracts a broad range of bidders and ensures a strong presence in the global marketplace. At Freeman’s, you’ll find the rare and exceptional; both in our service and our auctions.

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Bill Rudd
William A. Rudd

513.802.0090

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West Coast

Freeman's Los Angeles office is a valuable resource for our West Coast, and we welcome the opportunity to assist with any of your consigning or purchasing needs. Our regional representative, Michael Larsen, with the help of Freeman's international experts, verbal auction valuations for single items or entire collections and formal written appraisals for estate-planning, estate tax, charitable donations, gift tax and insurance. Our West Coast office services many states including California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washinton and hosts specific events in a variety of cities such as San Franscisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Palm Springs.

Freeman’s, Headquartered in Philadelphia has 12 main specialty departments of Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry, and books and conducts 20 fine auctions a year. Mr. Larsen, located in the Los Angeles area, will be instrumental in guiding clients through the selling process are able to offer the full gamut of auction services: initial appraisal, extensive research of property and market trends, setting estimates and reserves, in-house photography detailed catalogues and a commitment to both consignors and buyers to provide seamless client service throughout the process. With the strength of our Philadelphia departments, our West Coast Regional office builds on a foundation of specialized knowledge that continues to achieve auction records in all major collecting areas. Freeman’s targeted advertising, live Internet bidding and strategic alliance with Scotland’s oldest auction house, Lyon & Turnbull, attracts a broad range of bidders and ensures a strong presence in the global marketplace.

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Michael Larsen
Michael Larsen

818.205.3608

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London

Expanding its reach into the international market, Freeman’s formed a marketing alliance with Scotland’s oldest action house, Lyon & Turnbull, in 2000. The connection boosts sales potential in the European market, while maintaining one of the company's core values: one-to-one client service. In addition, the auction house now releases a co-branded publication, International View magazine, with Lyon & Turnbull, highlighting recent auction successes and the stories behind objects that Freeman’s represents and sells.

Conveniently located at the St. James’ Palace end of the Pall Mall, Lyon & Turnbull's London office provides a base for our operations in the city and beyond.  Our London team, including specialists in Fine Asian Works of Art and Fine Paintings, are on hand to assist with any queries regarding both our auction and valuation services.  

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Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts

+44 (0)0207 930 9115

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78 Pall Mall
London

SW1Y 5ES
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Edinburgh

Expanding its reach into the international market, Freeman’s formed a marketing alliance with Scotland’s oldest action house, Lyon & Turnbull, in 2000. The connection boosts sales potential in the European market, while maintaining one of the company's core values: one-to-one client service. In addition, the auction house now releases a co-branded publication, International View magazine, with Lyon & Turnbull, highlighting recent auction successes and the stories behind objects that Freeman’s represents and sells.

Lyon & Turnbull’s main saleroom and headquarters is conveniently located in Edinburgh’s New Town. The beating neoclassical heart of Lyon & Turnbull, the building was originally designed by Archibald Elliott in 1832, and then carefully restored under the watchful eye of directorial team in 1999. A stunning backdrop to a great range of auctions – from Contemporary Art to Fine Furniture – and often referred to as “the most beautiful saleroom in Britain.” 

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+44 (0)131 557 8844

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33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh

EH1 3RR
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