Freeman’s will now offer biannual sales of antiquities, natural history, African, Oceanic, and American Indian art including Classical and ancient Egyptian sculpture, Roman bronzes, Greek pottery, and ancient Near Eastern jewelry. The antiquities world is exciting and complex; Freeman's offers expert advice and guidance through the process of buying and selling ancient art. The United States is a major center for the ancient art market and with Freeman’s international reach through our sister auction house Lyon & Turnbull in the United Kingdom, the company continues to play a strong role in this area.
Highlights include the white glove sale of The Jeff Hunter Collection I Antiquities and Tribal Art in 2019, with notable lots including a Roman life-size torso of Diomedes (sold for $106,250), a Roman torso of the Spinario (sold for $93,750) and a Roman head of Alexander the Great as Helios (sold for $62,500). For a complimentary and confidential antiquities valuation or to speak further about the market, please contact our Specialist Alexander Tweedy.