Appraisals & Valuations

Luke Guan is approved to value for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. We offer a wide range of professional appraisal services including:

-museums and public institutions
-Estate planning and estate tax
-Damage or Loss
-Family Division
-Art as Collateral

Art Advisory

L Guan Asian Art offers advisory and consulting services to museums and private collectors. We assist you with acquiring the best quality of Asian arts, and privoide you the best strategy for buying and selling.

Our Art acquisition services include:

-Targeted, locating for the best quality Asian arts worldwide;
-Unbiased advice on authenticity, quality, condition, and price;
-Advise on curation, installation and restoration;
-Negotiations with dealers and private collectors;
-Curated tours for clients of art fairs, auctions, gallery exhibitions, musuem exhibitions and art & heritage sites around the world;
-Representation at auction;
-Complete confidentiality.

Our sales services include:

-Provide best sales solutions based on our comprehensive analysis on primary market and secondary markets;
-Solicitation and comparative analysis of competing sales proposals from other dealers and auctions;
-Negotiation on client’s behalf to secure the most advantageous terms of sale and financial packages;
-Management of sales process with consistent client communication from a single point of contact;
-Leveraged market relationships to grant client access to preferential terms and auction and competitive sales solutions;
-Facilitation of estate and household clearouts;
-Sale of salvage on behalf of insurance companies;
-Complete confidentiality.

Collection Management

L Guan Asian Art offers a range of specialised services individually tailored to help maintain and manage collections of Asian arts. We work with our clients to customize a suite of services to meet needs.

-We help clients strategically planning and developing their collection;
-We provide authentication confirmation and certificate for each of the Asian art items in your collection;
-We provide full catalogue descriptions and professional photographs for each of the Asian art items to assist of managing your collection;
-We provide professional inventory management of your collection, including customized inventory management report according to your specifications (ie. by location, by collecting category etc.);
-We provide annual condition inspections and reports, facilitating conservation treatments to ensure that collections are kept in the best conditions;
-We provide valuation reports for all purposes, including insurance, art as collateral, damage and loss, estate tax and estate planning, donation, and family division. We act as expert witnesses, and we support our clients in matters of bankruptcy, litigation, and arbitration.

Other Services

-Professional photography: we work with our professional photographers who are specialised in shooting Chinese and Asian Arts.
-Translation: We provide professional English to Chinese and Chinese to English translation services for any art related literature.

+61 455 891 888