Nicholson Advisory is internationally known for decades of experience with European decorative arts and Russian works of art.

Private collectors and public institutions rely on us to expand, diversify, and enhance the value of their collections.

We find hidden opportunities within established markets to guide clients to extraordinary acquisitions and sales in the fields of fine and decorative arts.

Nicholson Advisory is an important resource for those looking to collect, to evaluate a collection for sale, or to donate to an institution.



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Nicholson Advisory helps clients evaluate potential acquisitions and deaccessions, giving unbiased and objective opinions concerning quality and condition, as well as specialist appraisals that support tangible asset management.



Nicholson Advisory is an experienced partner to art institutions of any type including museums, libraries, historic houses, historical societies, libraries and universities for assistance in acquisitions, loan arrangements, or deaccessioning activity.



Nicholson Advisory provides thorough research reports by working with an established network of colleagues in Europe and in Russia. We examine catalogues raisonnés, auction records, exhibition catalogues, and genealogies in public and private collections to assist our clients.