Posts tagged “Appraiser”

MAR
25
2015

Charles Albert Lebourg (1849 –1928)

By mwilcox

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This wonderful piece is by Charles Albert Lebourg, a French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscape painter of the Rouen School (l'École de Rouen). He was a member of the Société des Artistes Français, and most noted for his landscapes,...

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MAR
28
2014

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY FILE A DAMAGE CLAIM

By judith

Broken

March 28, 2014

Your antique majolica plate was minding its own business on the sideboard in the dining room, when around the corner and into the room sped that category 5 hurricane of a grandson of yours. The resulting crash could be heard in...

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OCT
16
2013

MYSTERY PIECES

By judith

Bacchus Necklace Set

October 16, 2013

Anyone who has been involved in the collecting world for even a short time, including both dealers and collectors, has had the experience of coming across a piece that has no identification on it. There are no signatures,...

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SEP
30
2013

AUCTION ESTIMATES - HOW HELPFUL ARE THEY?

By judith

Auction

September 30, 2013

Recently, a brooch shaped like an eye and containing a watch, designed by Pablo Picasso for his wife, sold at auction for $148,800, which was more than twelve times the pre-sale estimate. The brooch is 3 inches long and has a...

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JUL
22
2013

It belonged to my Great- Great.......

By admin

Sword

As an Appraiser one has to deal with two stories, the one told by the markings on the item, materials used in making it, how it was made and many other clues. The second story is the provenance, that family history that comes with it, often in...

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JUL
03
2013

THE WORST APPRAISER

By admin

JULY 3, 2013

Lots of appraisal clients think the best appraiser is the one who gives you the highest value for your property. While I can understand why people feel that way, it just isn't true. The best appraiser is the one who gives you the most...

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JUN
22
2013

Vintage Travel Clocks

By admin

Jaegerclock

One of the most wonderful things at an auction are boxlots, often times jewels are found with the junk, like this piece, an Art Deco style Travel Clock. Back in the day no one with a schedule to keep travelled via Steam Ship, Train or Flying Boat...

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