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Founded in 1805, Freeman's is America's oldest auction house, an esteemed presence with deep-rooted expertise. Our year-round auctions feature the sale of art and luxury goods across multiple categories, from fine and decorative arts to jewelry, design, and more, catered to first-time buyers and established collectors alike. As Philadelphia's international auction house, Freeman's offers specialized, attentive client services to buyers and sellers regionally and around the world, bringing the best of art, design, and luxury to market. Freeman's is America's oldest auction house, serving clients in the buying and selling of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, design, and more since 1805. With international experience and comprehensive knowledge of market conditions, Freeman's specialists work closely with consignors and collectors to offer unparalleled service and customized marketing solutions, delivering impressive results. We offer year-round auctions of art and luxury goods across multiple categories, from Asian art and books and manuscripts to jewelry, modern and contemporary art, and Pennsylvania Impressionists. Freeman's knowledgeable team of specialists brings rare, important, and fresh-to-market works to auction, leading to such record-breaking results as the 2021 sales of Carl Moll's painting White Interior for $4.7M and signer Charles Carroll's copy of the Declaration of Independence for $4.42M. Headquartered in the heart of Philadelphia, Freeman's is keenly attuned to the needs of both its local and international client base. With a team of regional representatives throughout the country and a strategic marketing alliance with Scotland's Lyon & Turnbull, Freeman's global presence ensures that clients receive sterling service regardless of location. Follow Freeman's On Freeman's website, you'll find up-to-date information about upcoming and past auctions. You can also connect with Freeman's on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube.

Bidder Reviews for Freeman's (119)

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Kansas City, MO

Dec 09, 2022
Excellent Transaction & Customer Servie
The item was exactly as described and the photographs correctly showed everything about the item. Don't worry about shipping. I contacted Freeman's prior to bidding on this item to figure out how I would get it shipped and how much that would cost should I win. They put me in touch with 2 capable shippers that they deal with. I contacted both. Both shippers were helpful but there was a clear choice and I was happy with my choice of shippers and even happier when this treasure arrive in tact. I'm very happy I found this item at auction and was the winning bidder.
George Timock (American, b. 1945) Two-Piece Raku Vessel, USA, circa 1970

Port Haywood, VA

Nov 25, 2022
Perfect transaction! Outstanding experience!
I am new to the online auctions world and was very nervous about making everything work smoothly. Freeman’s allayed my anxieties, made the process easy and understandable, and teamed me up with a courteous shipper who acted swiftly. My silver spoons arrived quickly. Thank you, Freeman’s for making this an easy and pleasant experience!
A group of four Federal silver spoons John David, Sr. (1736-1798), Philadelphia, PA, William Garret

Clarksville, TN

Oct 12, 2022
Timely shipping and well packaged
Probably the most important aspect is the shipping of the books-this was a job well done. They can count on my repeat business.
[Travel and Exploration] Froidour, (Louis) de Lettre A Monsieur Barrillon Damoncourt...Contenant la

Rockville, MD

Aug 22, 2022
thank you very much I received a great item
I got a perfect item, I am very satisfied with my purchase, I highly recommend this auction house to everyone. It was a great communication and a pleasure to do business with them!!!
An Ottoman or Egyptian parcel-gilt silver qalamdan

Hockessin, DE

Aug 03, 2022
Five Star
Great Auctioneer, A + + + + +
Zhang Shuqi (Chinese b.1901-d.1957) 张书

Naperville, IL

Jul 14, 2022
Freeman’s was very responsive when I wrote in with a question. They provided many additional photos, which was greatly appreciated. No complaints!
A Tibetan Thangka

Kimberton, PA

Jun 09, 2022
Freemans is a fine and highly reputable auction house.
Freemans is a fine and highly reputable auction house.
A sapphire, diamond, and white gold ring

New York, NY

Jun 01, 2022
Pleasant and efficient process
Everything worked out as it should. Would definitely do buy from Freeman's again.
Antonio Berni (Argentine, 1905-1981) Untitled

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