Eastern Art Consultants Inc.

Susan Lahey, MA, ISA, is a specialist in the fine and decorative arts of Asia (including India, Japan, China Korea, and the Islamic World), with a focus in Chinese art. She speaks Mandarin, and reads traditional Chinese which enables her to translate calligraphy and identify marks. She is a graduate of the Sotheby’s/SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, England. Susan lived and studied in Taipei, Taiwan for two years, including at Stanford’s Chinese Language Studies program at the National Taiwan University. She has held various positions at the Royal Ontario Museum, as well as serving as the Department Head for Asian Arts at a Toronto auction house for six years. She regularly makes presentations and contributes articles to various publications on the Asian art market.