Lyon & Turnbull offers four auctions of Antiquities annually; with sculpture from ancient Greece and Rome placed into biannual dedicated sections of our Five Centuries sales and Fine Antiquities offered in our biannual Form Through Time editorial sales. This ensures that the broad range of Antiquities offered at Lyon and Turnbull each reach the correct market.

The Antiquities world is exciting but complex, Lyon and Turnbull can offer expert advice and guidance through the process of buying and selling ancient art. The United Kingdom is a major centre for the Ancient Art market and with Lyon & Turnbull’s international reach, gallery spaces in Edinburgh, London and Glasgow, the company continues to play a strong role in this area.

Recent sold highlights include an ancient Cypriot trefoil vessel, dating to 650 B.C., with a rare depiction of a goddess, sold for £30,000*, a Cycladic idol head, dating to the mid-3rd millennium B.C., sold for £27,500* and a fine Egyptian cartonnage panel dating to the New Kingdom, sold for £30,000*.

For a complimentary and confidential Antiquities valuation, to find out more about our upcoming auction or talk further about the market in general please do not hesitate to contact our specialist Alexander Tweedy.

*All sold prices include buyer's premium. 


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