Company History

Old World Restorations, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Douglas Eisele, who continues to lead a team that expertly restores and preserves art of all types. The company has grown from a small studio in Terrace Park, Ohio, into nearly twenty thousand square feet of secure and well equipped, studio, office and storage space in one of Cincinnati’s oldest brick buildings.  The Historic Ferris House was built by Joseph Ferris in 1807 and is located just eight miles east of downtown Cincinnati in Fairfax, Ohio.

What we do…

Our staff, with over 150 years of combined art restoration and conservation experience, has earned the trust of art collectors, museums, galleries, dealers, individuals, institutions and insurance companies worldwide to restore and preserve art treasures, using only sensitive techniques and reversible materials that do not alter or further harm the artists original work. We believe that this sensitivity and attention to detail is the hallmark of quality art restoration and conservation.

Whether you have a fine painting or a cherished family keepsake, Old World Restorations can help to restore and preserve it for future generations.  Call us at (513) 271-5459 ext:101, or email at: info@oldworldrestorations.com to discuss any restoration projects that you may have.

Restoration Services

We provide pre-treatment examinations and detailed cost estimates with restoration options that range from basic repairs and cleaning, to complete restorations that are invisible to the naked eye. Our fees are affordable and based on the time and materials required to complete each project.  You will find us to be professional, trustworthy and easy to work with.  We value our longstanding reputation for quality restorations and uncompromised attention to detail.  We understand, that much of what we are asked to restore and preserve is considered priceless and irreplaceable.  Therefore, we treat every item with the same care and respect.

Our Whether you have a single item or an entire collection, we welcome the opportunity to be your source for quality Art Restoration and Conservation, Collection Surveys, Museum Quality Conservation Framing, Art Lighting, Art Damage Insurance Claim Estimates, Art Inspections and Consultations.

Getting a quote is easy.

We will need to inspect each item to provide treatment options and quotes. However, we are able to provide preliminary (non-binding) estimates from detailed descriptions and clear photographs that allow us to see the entire item, as well as all damage and previous repairs. Use our “Request a Quote” form or pack and ship items to our Cincinnati conservation studio for our inspection, recommendations and cost estimate.

Our Conservators are available to inspect items to provide recommendations and quotes by appointment in our studio, your home or office. Contact us at: (513) 271-5459 ext:101

We Restore, Repair and Preserve:

  • Books
  • Bronze
  • Chandeliers
  • Clocks
  • Crystal
  • Custom Framing
  • Historic Documents
  • Ethnographic Art
  • Frames
  • Frescoes
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Gold Leaf
  • Icons
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Maps
  • Marble
  • Metals
  • Miniatures
  • Mixed Media
  • Monuments
  • Murals
  • Paintings
  • Paper
  • Papier Mache
  • Photographs
  • Plaster
  • Prints
  • Sculpture
  • Silver
  • Statuary
  • Stone
  • Terra Cotta
  • Wood

 

We also provide:

  • Museum Quality Conservation Framing.
  • On-Site Collection Inspections and Surveys.
  • Tours, Lectures and Seminars.
  • Pre-Purchase Condition Examinations.
  • Art and Document Storage Materials and Systems.
  • Art Lighting
  • Art Packing, Shipping and Installation.
  • Insurance Claims
  • Pre-Policy Inspections.
  • Fire and Water Damage Restoration.
  • Photograph Restoration and Reproduction.
  • Art and Antique Appraisals can be arranged.
  • Pick-Up and Delivery of large items or collections.

Request a Quote

Request a quote by filling out our brief form and uploading images.

Once we’ve looked over your project, we will then contact you with treatment options and a preliminary estimate.

Request a Quote

Old World Restorations, Inc.
5729 Dragon Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 USA

(513) 271-5459
(513) 271-5418 (Fax)
E-mail: info@oldworldrestorations.com

Get Directions

Office Hours by appointment:

Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM until 5:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM

Appointments outside office hours can be arranged by calling (513) 271-5459  ext:101

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