Please provide us with the following information when submitting an inquiry, and someone from the Trefler’s team will help you determine the next steps.

Please describe your item(s) in as much detail as possible. Information such as dimensions, what materials the item is made of (i.e. wood, plaster, porcelain), and your item’s current condition are all very helpful for our experts to make an accurate estimate.

We suggest providing at least three .jpg images per item. These should include; one image of the entire object, and detailed views of the area(s) of damage and/or pieces. 

If you are submitting an inquiry for painting restoration, please provide an additional photograph of the back of the canvas.

Our team will review all inquiries and assess the best course of action to suit your needs.

We look forward to hearing from you.



Celebrating 100 Years


Celebrating a family legacy

A century ago, Abraham Trefler began small company restoration company in Germany. After emigrating to the United States, Abraham carried onward with his family’s tradition of craftsmanship by launching a modest furniture restoration workshop in Boston, MA.

Under the namesake Trefler & Sons Antique Studio, Abraham Trefler grew his reputation as a leading restorer and later passed down his business to the next generation of the Trefler family. Over the last thirty years, Trefler’s has grown from a 1,200 square foot studio, into the 10,000 square foot, full service furniture restoration, decorative arts restoration and custom framing studio that it is today. Trefler’s now employs over a dozen team members, executing the same level of care and proudly keeping alive Abraham Trefler’s mission of providing the finest restoration services.

A new chapter, a new look and stories to share

On our 100th Birthday, we are excited to make other announcements including our new website, conceived by talented, west coast design studio, Lauren Fulton Design. We’ve had the fortune of restoring thousands of cherished possessions, and our new website now proudly shares some of these projects.

We couldn’t be more excited to bring these stories to you. Click here to visit our project archive and stay tuned for more stories to come.

Leading the way

We are also thrilled to announce Trefler’s new leadership with Paul McCarthy as Chief Operating Officer and Laura Sheehan-McDonald as Vice President and Head Conservator.

This year marks Laura’s 20 year anniversary with Trefler’s. We are so grateful for her. Paul McCarthy has been a part of the Trefler family for over thirty five years.Together, and with the help of all of our invaluable team members, Trefler’s steps forward into the next century. 

Click here to view the biographies of our full team, alongside striking portraits by photographer, Craig Barritt

Thank you to all of our clients, friends, family and team members for their support over the years. We are looking forward to a brighter 2021.


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