Tremont Auctions

A full-service auction house in historic Newton Upper Falls

Tremont Auctions is a full service Auction Gallery specializing in Fine Art, Antiques, Decorative Works of Art, Asian Antiquities and Estate Services. Located in Historic Newton Upper Falls in the old Gamewell Mill Building at the intersection of Oak and Chestnut Streets, we are easily accessible via I-95 or I-90 (20 minutes west of Boston) with plenty of free parking. Fine Hotels, Restaurants and other Attractions are nearby.

In addition to Auction Services, Tremont also offers Estate Sale Services, Appraisal Services and Real Estate Services. We also outright purchase estate contents, collections, and individual items. Please contact us for more information.

Brett Downer

Brett is a forty year veteran of the Art and Antique scene in the Boston area. He is a licensed Auctioneer and well known Antique Dealer. Brett has been actively buying and selling Fine Art and Antiques as well as serving as an Appraiser. Brett successfully operated Downer Auction Gallery in Wellesley for a number of years. He started in this industry as a young boy by working at a local antique shop as well as for local auctioneers.


James Callahan

A regular appraiser on WGBH's popular television series Antiques Roadshow, James Callahan was drawn to Asian arts in his youth. Over the years he has gained renown as a foremost expert on all aspects of Asian art, culture, and customs, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Khmer, Thai, Burmese, Ottoman Turkish, Armenian, Arabic, Persian, and Indian objects. A lecturer and consultant to museums, historical societies and independent art groups nationwide, Jim has worked recently with the Brooklyn Museum of Art to bring to auction over 200 important pieces of Southeast Asian art. In 2015 Tremont Auctions appointmented Jim Vice President and Director of Asian Art.


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Tremont Auctions is currently seeking quality antiques and artwork for consignment to our upcoming sales. We also outright purchase single objects or entire collections.

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