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Appraisers and Conservators







201 Ryder Road

Farmingdale, ME 04344


(conservation and restoration of antique giltwood picture frames and gilded objects. Replication of antique picture frames. Conservation-quality picture framing & preparatory services.)


Atelier Gilding and Framing

28 Back Nippen Road

Buxton, ME 04093


(frames and gilded objects)


Burleigh Electric

390 US Route One, Unit 4

Falmouth, ME 04105


(lamp and light fixture repair)


Carlson Turner Books and Bindery

241 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101



East Point Conservation Studio

14 Maine Street, #5

Brunswick, ME 04011


(historic furniture and wooden objects)


Molly O'Guinness Carlson
Head Tide Archaeological Conservation Laboratory
35 Sheepscot Shores Road, Suite A
Wiscasset, Maine 04578
207/882-9078 (h)
207/687-6688 (c)

Jeffrey Haste Book Design

P.O. Box 542

Cumberland, ME 04021



John Leeke Preservation Consultant

26 Higgins Street

Portland, ME 04103


(historic building conservation and preservation: Conditions assessments, emergency response, project planning, problem solving, worker and staff training, maintenance programming, onsite and long-distance consulting via phone and online video. Service Area: all of Maine)


Teresa Myers Conservation Services

26 Frandy Lane

Sebec, ME 04481



Neely Restoration Studio

90 Bridge Street, # 405

Westbrook, ME 04092-2992


(stained glass)


Phoenix Studio

630 Forest Avenue

Portland, ME 04101


(specializing in the conservation and restoration of stained glass since 1976)


Rayer Fine Arts Conservation

PO Box 4874

Portland, ME 04112


(works on paper, historic photographs and textiles)


Rocky Mountain Quilts

130 York Street

York Village, ME 03909




Nina A. Roth-Wells LLC

Georgetown, ME 04548



Strong Arm Bindery

58 Fore Street, Bldg. 14

Portland, ME 04101


(traditional hand bookbinding studio specializing in the conservation repair of antiquarian books, box-making and other protective enclosures, exhibit preparations and edition bindings. Services also include hot-stamp printing, letterpress and screen printing.)


Taggart Objects Conservation

644 Five Islands Road

Georgetown, ME 04548




The Maine Project For Fine Art Conservation - Project MEAC

142 High Street

Portland, ME 04101


(The only non-profit Fine Art Conservation Lab in the state of Maine)



Tony Castro & Company

372 Intervale Road

New Gloucester, Maine 04260


(we specialize in the restoration and creation of works of art on plaster, wood, and canvas.)


Tuckerbrook Conservation LLC

2498 Belfast Road

Lincolnville, ME 04849


(organic and inorganic collections, treatment of outdoor sculpture and monuments, museum consulting, storage, treatment of a wide range of three dimensional objects, education & consulting)


David Williams
240 Red Bridge Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605

(The repair and restoration of antique furniture and wooden objects is my primary focus, but I have wide-ranging experience and I welcome inquiries about the repair and preservation of any object of age and beauty.) 


New England


American Marine Modeling

20 Pleasant Street

Gloucester, MA 01930



Art Conservation Services, Inc.

30 Ipswich Street

Boston, MA 02215 60 Oak Sq



Deborah Bede Stillwater Textile Conservation Studio, LLC

196 Old Warner Road

Bradford, NH 03221



Brown's River Marotti Co.

One Allen Martin Drive

Essex, VT 05451



802/878-0932 Fax

(historic documents)


Munters Corporation

79 Monroe Street

PO Box 640

Amesbury, MA 01913


(climate control)


Northeast Document Conservation Center

100 Brickstone Square

Andover, MA 01810



(works on paper)


Straus Center for Conservation & Technical Studies

Harvard University Art Museums

32 Quincy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138


(paintings, works on paper)


Williamstown Art Conservation Center

227 South Street

Williamstown, MA 01267


(paintings, paper, furniture, frames, outdoor sculptures, objects)


New York


Textile Conservation Workshop, Inc.

3 Main Street

South Salem, NY 10590


(conservation of rare, fragile, historic textiles)


Spicer Art Conservation, LLC

Arts Conservation of Objects, Textiles & Upholstery, Decorative & Ethnographic

305 Clipp Road

Delmar, NY 12054



United States


Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts CCAHA

264 South 23rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103



Additional references can be found through:


The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works

1156 15th Street NW, Ste. 320

Washington, DC 20005



The Maine Arts Commission does not recommend or endorse any particular conservator or conservation service. This list is for information purposes only.






Andrews & Andrews Auctioneers and Fine Art Appraisers

71 Cross Street

Northport, ME 04849


(estate, insurance, and personal appraisals for general content, antique, and fine art)


A.E. Runge, Jr. Oriental Rugs

108 Main Street

Yarmouth, ME 04096


(specialty old and antique rugs)


Art Appraisals of New England

38 Groundnut Hill Road

Cape Neddick, ME 03902

(Personal Property qualified appraisals for Charitable Donation, Estate Planning, Insurance purposes. Entire collections or single item of fine art, paintings, sculpture, drawings, lithographs, and photography. Reports written and compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 2013-2015.)


Desmond Fine Art

Appraisal & Consulting

2 Cottage Lane

PO Box 1235

Rockport, ME 04856


(Appraisal of fine and decorative art for insurance scheduling, damage & loss claims, estate tax, estate planning, asset management, non-cash charitable donation. Consultation for collection management, conservation, restoration, archival framing.)


Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

PO Box 300

51 Atlantic Highway

Thomaston, ME 04861


(art, antiques, collectibles, coins and stamps, ephemera; verbal valuations through a free appraisal service every Tuesday at the galleries, in response to e-mail inquiries or during visits to clients’ locations to view their items; provide written insurance or written estate appraisals)


Tom Veilleux Gallery

75 Market Street (Suite 104)

Portland, ME 04101


(specialty american paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries, excluding contemporary artists)


New York


Jan Andersen

241 Central Park West

New York, NY 10024


(american and european paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture from 19th century to the present)


Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc.

24 East 84 Street

New York, NY 10028


(american antique furniture, needlework pictures, american and china trade paintings, brass candlesticks, and english and chinese ceramics made for the american market.)


Keno Auctions

127 East 69th Street

New York, NY 10021


(american furniture, paintings and folk art. fine art and decorative art from the 18th through 20th centuries)


Additional references can be found through:


American Society of Appraisers

555 Herndon Parkway, Suite 125

Herndon, VA 20170




Appraisers Association of America, Inc.

386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000

New York, NY 10016

(20th floor, Between 27th and 28th Streets)

212/889-5404, x10 for general inquiries

Cottone Auctions
120 Court Street
Geneseo, NY 14454-1036
Located just south of Rochester & East of Buffalo

Cottone Auctions, established in 1995, is actively seeking quality consignments: Fine Art, Oriental Rugs, Silver, Tiffany, Artglass/Artpottery, Native American, Folkart, Clocks, Stoneware, etc. We will handle single items or entire estates.


International Society of Appraisers

737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60611



National Institute of Appraisers

73450 Country Club Drive #181

Palm Desert, CA 92260




New England Appraisers Association

5 Gill Terrace

Ludlow, VT 05149



The Maine Arts Commission does not recommend or endorse any particular conservator or conservation service. This list is for information purposes only.