Consulting Services

Clients benefit from our superlative access to auction and gallery owners, museum curators, scholars, conservators and restorers, as well as other professional appraisers, cultivated over more than 20 years of experience in the art world. Eastern Art Consultants Inc. maintains a current database on art market trends and art research, and Susan Lahey attends major art fairs and conferences in order to provide the most accurate advice.

We also maintain a network of professional appraisers who specialize in areas other than Asian art in order to meet individual client comprehensive needs. Calling upon known experts, Eastern Art Consultants Inc. advises clients in areas as diverse as Canadian or International fine art, furniture, jewellery, European decorative arts, carpets, silver, books, and ethnographic art.

Eastern Art Consultants Inc. assists with both the acquisition and disposition of works of art. Whether a client requires assistance downsizing or is building a collection, we can identify and suggest the best markets for buying and selling items.

Susan Lahey is experienced at presenting PowerPoint educational lectures and webinars, organizing symposia, producing auction catalogues, and writing articles for antiques magazines and newspapers. Previous clients include the Bishop White Committee at the Royal Ontario Museum, Walker’s Auctions, Partners in Art, the Asian Art Newspaper, Women’s Art Association, Classical Pursuits, and the Foundation for Appraisal Education.

Our personalized consultation service includes travel to client/art work location, detailed inspection, digital photography, research, and analysis.