Recognized worldwide for Fine Art Asset Management , superb craftsmanship, technical expertise and personalized service, handling a prestigious, diverse clientele that includes private collectors, galleries, museums, architects and interior designers. Our state-of-the-art conservation services bring new life into works of art, while our comprehensive framing services offer everything from the finest antique and period frame restoration to authentic handcrafted reproduction frames, custom-designed modern frames and complete archival matting and fitting. We also feature one of the most extensive selections anywhere of authentic reproduction frames.
Present your art at its best by framing it appropriately, historically, and aesthetically. Pierce-Archer’s experienced artisans are ready to design and produce the frame that amplifies the spirit and integrity of your artwork, complements its subject matter and composition, and promotes its longevity.
Having practiced the art of framing since our founding in 1976, our expertise in the field is unparalleled. Our work combines the finest of traditional craftsmanship with new and inventive framing, restoration, and conservation techniques. Our artisanal frame collection spans thousands of pieces ranging from extremely rare 16th century Renaissance through contemporary and modern models. We are often called upon to develop new custom frame designs or recreate period frames. Throughout our history, we have collected, copied, and created thousands of frames ranging from ornately detailed period pieces to sleek contemporary designs.
Comprehensive archival fitting services complete our framing package. All procedures related to art handling, mat making, hanging art, and fitting paintings and works on paper adhere to the highest conservation standards and are executed with the same care and uncompromising quality for which Pierce-Archer is known. Our consultants and craftsmen have the skills, talent, and artistic sensibility to help you create a lasting, perfect marriage of art and frame.
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The fine art field continues to undergo tremendous financialization and there is a growing need for including art in traditional wealth management. As your clients increasingly buy art with aninvestment view, being motivated by the potential returns and asset diversification benefits that art could offer, they look to you for guidance on concrete art services, such as collection management, preservation, and valuation. Your clients today see you as a trusted independent advisor for their art-related activities.
Pierce-Archer helps you meet your clients’ expectations and incorporate their non-traditional art assets into your existing services, such as wealth reporting, estate planning, philanthropy, and research. Investing in art means that your clients must consider the journey that their objects will take throughout their life and after their lifetime. Pierce-Archer’s expertise and comprehensive fine art solutions allow you to offer better services to your clients throughout that journey, as they seek to preserve and enhance the value of their artworks and collections, and as they plan to transfer their art assets and create a legacy for future generations.
● Research and information related to buying art, selling art, and art succession planning.
● Managing and maintaining their art throughout their lifetime.
● Protecting, preserving, and enhancing their art objects and their value.