top of page


Acquiring objects or fine-tuning a collection under the guidance of an unbiased professional is reassuring.

Disposing of collections or objects with the assistance of a specialist removes the time commitment and stress of the task.

Managing a collection with a proper inventory, and someone who can oversee moving, storage and conservation, results in preparedness and peace of mind.


With her knowledge of objects and the market, Melissa can provide expert advice on the acquisition or disposal of your belongings by negotiating for private sale or auction sale on your behalf.  Her extensive contacts in sale venues and professional services are international and a most valuable resource.

'Melissa Gagen was a tremendous asset to our work on the Mario Buatta estate.  Her deep knowledge as a decorative arts specialist helped us identify objects accurately and discover the true market value of the collection'.

- Emily Evans Eerdmans

bottom of page