Upcoming Auctions & Exhibitions
Sothebys Ancient Antiquities & Works of Art Department presents its upcoming auctions , auction results, online catalogues, and specialist insights.
The most recent London sale of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art in December 2018 achieved a remarkable £6.8 million, far surpassing the pre-sale estimate (£2.7 - 3.9 million) and achieving the highest total for the series since the sales were introduced here in May 2016. 55 of the 58 lots were sold, making for an exceptional sell-through rate of 95% - with 76% of lots selling above the pre-sale high estimate. Sotheby’s leads the market for ancient marbles, holding nine of the top ten prices at auction, and the top three highest prices ever achieved.