Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art


Sotheby’s Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art team have been market leaders in the field for over 50 years. With a commitment to scholarship and research, Sotheby’s leads the market for classical marble sculpture, holding nine of the top ten prices at auction. Recent successes include the sale of the Hamilton Aphrodite in December of 2021 for £18,582,000 (the world record for an ancient marble), an Egyptian Limestone Figure of a Man in January 2022 for $9,915,600, and A Roman Marble Portrait Bust of Emperor Antoninus Pius for £7,717,000 in December 2022.

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