For the trade

Our clients include leading specialist dealers both national and international. Much of our trade business is completed in preparation for exhibitions at TEFAF Maastricht; Holland, Masterpiece; London, Asia Week; London and Hong Kong. We have special relationships with Sotheby’s, Bonhams , Christies and MacDougall’s auction houses

Detail of a cricket from a Famille Verte rouleau vase, Kangxi reign

Balance between cost and repair

We are accustomed and confident in dealing with high value complex items.

We provide

  • Pre-treatment examinations and detailed cost estimates
  • Restoration options ranging from basic repairs and cleaning to complete restorations; invisible to the naked eye whilst maintaining the integrity of the item.
  • Affordable fees based on the time and materials required to complete each project
  • We have the capacity to meet deadlines and run tight scheduling to have items ready for exhibitions, fairs and photography deadlines
  • We understand the balance between cost of restoration and the value of the object
  • We are able to keep our clients informed of critical treatment processes before final restoration decisions are made
  • We photograph all items before and after conservation
  • We run from a secure, insured and alarmed studio

Packing and shipment

We collect and deliver to central London

We work with specialist packers for international transport of fine porcelain, glass and enamels