play a crucial role in providing reliable, objective assessments of the value of high dollar items, which are essential for various purposes including insurance, estate planning, or buying and selling. Engaging an appraiser may provide peace of mind that these valuable and often irreplaceable possessions could be adequately protected. That is a key reason to reach out to Sands of Time Appraisals.

Sell or Consign

Are you looking to sell your ancient art?

Or, would you just like to know what you have?


Sands of Time accept both individual ancient objects and entire collections for sale or consignment.    Sands of Time specialize in ancient civilizations from all over the world. We will help you identify each piece, provide an estimate of value, and suggest the best way to handle a sale, whether it be through auction, private treaty or trade.  

Just email us with a few photos, dimensions and all collecting history you know and we will get back to you shortly.  

If you live close to Washington DC, call us to arrange a visit either at your place or at our Georgetown gallery.  

We also represent and acquire on behalf of our clients, desirable works of ancient art at auction sales worldwide.

Please phone us at:  202 342 0518   or contact us for further details.

Sands of Time Appraisals

has the specialized knowledge and expertise in assessing the value of fine art, antiques, and jewelry, among other items. Sands of Time Appraisals consider factors such as an artist's reputation, rarity of the piece, quality of materials, provenance (history of ownership), and market trends. Our expertise ensures that your valuation is accurate.

Don't take our word for it


Clearly the best of 6 - 7 appraisals I've had done by other appraisers over the years

C. W.

Washington, DC


 I have always felt that you are a trustworthy and quality person.  My tax attorney was very impressed with your appraisal document.  


North Carolina


Your product is the most professional appraisal I have ever had the pleasure of reading.  THANK YOU.




Thanks not only for incorporating our feedback, but for going above and beyond to make the valuation process crystal clear and really do a great job with the narrative. I'm thrilled!


Washington, DC