Private Sales – Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery

For various reasons some clients prefer a less public and less pressured sale process than auction. For these clients Lyon & Turnbull and its team of specialists can provide private selling options for either single items or collections. Our private sales team are available to work one on one with our clients offering confidential advice and sale strategies.

Our team of specialists examine and value your property, they will assess the best method for offering your work and achieving your goals. Our specialists will work with you to develop a personalised sale strategy that will be the most beneficial for your specific needs based on their unique market access and global insights. All private sale enquiries are treated with the utmost privacy and confidentiality. Depending on the needs of those involved, a private sale may be executed quickly or gradually.

Our alliance with America’s oldest auction house, Freeman’s of Philadelphia, expands the reach into the international market, boosting sales potential in the US market, whilst still maintaining one of the company's joint core values: one-to-one client service.

If you would like to confidentially discuss your private selling needs please contact one of our directorial team. 

Lyon & Turnbull Directorial Team


For further information and confidential advice

Gavin Strang
Managing Director

0131 557 8844


Nick Curnow
Vice Chairman

0131 557 8844