Since 1805, Samuel T. Freeman & Co has upheld an exemplary role as Philadelphia's leading Appraisers and Auctioneers. Freeman's has a unique history, preserving its family business and traditions for over 200 years, and is changing with the times to maintain its position in today's thriving art market.
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, Decorative & Folk Art, English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Fine American & European Paintings, Modern and Contemporary Art, Rare Books, Fine Prints, Oriental Rugs, Fine Jewelry & Silver, and 20th / 21st Century Design.
Freeman's sales specialists provide expertise and detailed understanding of the current markets along with professional accuracy and advice to our clients. In addition, Freeman's Trusts & Estates department offers various services to facilitate any full estate sale, and a willingness to work at the client's discretion.
The auction house's recent formation of a marketing alliance with Scotland's Lyon and Turnbull in 2000, has allowed Freeman's to expand into the European market. This alliance has enhanced Freeman's capability to maximize the sale potential in an international market, while maintaining the company's unique standard of one-on-one client service.
Today, the Auction house is furthering their growth with a greater concentration in specialized departments. As a leading regional auction house, Freeman's is progressing forward with the expanding global market, and is looking to the future to provide services which Freeman's clients require and deserve.