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Balfour & Bankston Framefinders, Inc.
COMPANY INFORMATION Balfour & Bankston Framefinders Inc. is the only antique frame brokerage and auction house in America. As a brokerage with an extensive collection, Framefinders is able to offer exquisite and extremely rare antique frames at affordable prices, both in auction or directly through our gallery. We work closely with museums, art dealers, and private collectors, pairing important artworks with aesthetically appropriate and historically accurate frame suggestions. Our extensive collection consists of 16 th Century European pieces to American 20 th Century Arts & Crafts examples. Balfour & Bankston Framefinders Inc. sells more antique frames per year than anyone else in America. In the last five years we have sold over 2,500 frames with a total value of nearly $3,000,000. Balfour & Bankston Framefinders Inc. also offers the highest quality, hand crafted replica frames, created directly from the original examples. Employing centuries-old techniques, our craftsmen can match the clarity of detail and finish of the original frame. In addition, museum-quality restoration services are available for frames in need of repair, regilding, resizing, or professional cleaning. Antique Frame Auctions Our bi-annual frame auctions provide the specialized attention that has long been needed in this field, and are instrumental in creating a true market value for these rare, exquisite pieces. Antique frame sales are held every spring and fall on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Antique frame consignments are accepted year-round from all over the country. Consignors are encouraged to send photographs or digital images for consideration. For more detailed information on our upcoming sale, please see our auction information page. Feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment, or to discuss your framing needs in detail.
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