What You Need To Know About Appraisals and Appraisers

At the Symposium

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Appraiser, Helaine Fendelman
 WHEN DO YOU NEED AN APPRAISER?
Own a collection
Inheritance
Equitable Distribution
Donation
Insurance
Curiosity
 FINDING A QUALIFIED APPRAISER
Referral from friends, lawyer, accountant
Appraisal organizations
Industry Resources
Auctions
On-line stores (i.e., 1st Dibs)
On-line sites (i.e., eBay, Live Auctioneers)
 INTERVIEW- WHAT TO ASK
Member of Appraisers organization
Years of experience
Area(s) of specialty
Process
Time on site
Fees
Documentation and Reports
 DETAILS AND ELEMENTS OF AN APPRAISAL
Determine Logical Order, Room/Category
Getty ID
Handling Objects
Furniture, Glass ,Pottery, Silver, Art
Cataloguing and Sizing
 Objects
Packing/Unpacking
Items Unavailable or Unreachable
Client Questions
Appraiser Questions for Client

 


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