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Ready to Sell? Speak to the Experts. Selling your fine American antiques at auction is the best way to achieve the highest prices for your pieces. Freeman’s offers personal service and competitive selling rates for consignors. A trusted firm within the auction industry for more than 200 years, Freeman’s has an extensive, international client base and will promote the sale of your furniture, folk and decorative Arts made from New England to the Southern States from the Colonial era to the 20th century to interested and motivated buyers through traveling exhibitions and targeted advertising.
Freeman’s has had great success with selling American antiques over the years, establishing auction records for a painted and decorated dower chest by Johannes Spitler (1774-1837) which sold for $350,000, and a carved mahogany and embossed leather Campeche chair, circa 1820, from The Stevenson Easby Collection which brought $70,000. Our American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts department has had the privilege of bringing to auction such prestigious collections as the Historic Muhlenberg Property, Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Historic Lemon Hill, and Property from the Reed & Barton Archives.
Curious what your fine antiques will bring at auction? Freeman’s American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts department is accepting consignments of fine period furniture, decorative arts, folk art and paintings now through the end of February. Coinciding with the Philadelphia Antiques Show, our April 26th Americana sale promises to be an exciting event, and we invite you to be a part of it. Contact a specialist for a private, complimentary consultation.
Painted and decorated pine architectural blanket chest, Lancaster County, PA, inscribed, “M=Bucher” and dated, “1784.” Estimate $8,000-$12,000. To be offered at auction 04/26/17.