Archive for the ‘appraisals’ Category

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Historic Preservation – FAST FACTS

May 16, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Preservation Fast Facts…   >More than 4.8 Billion Artifacts are held in public trust by more than 30,000 archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, scientific research collections, and archaeological... (more)

Risk Management for Collections

May 16, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Risk management and insurance are two different but interrelated functions when discussing adequate collection care and protection. Protection in the context of this article will mean indemnification not... (more)

Are you using qualified appraisals?

May 8, 2016 at 6:44 pm

It is estimated that only approximately 25% of collectors insure their fine art or other specialty property. Why are the other 75% choosing not to? Some feel that... (more)

Just Published Today: Ensuring That Your Valuable Collections Are Equally Divided

February 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm

See my new article published on DivorceMag.com “How to Ensure That Your Valuable Collections Are Equally Divided” Assisting the parties of divorce and their council with handling valuable... (more)

Understanding the Appraisal Profession

November 4, 2015 at 4:04 pm

In a recent article written by David S. Bunton, President of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF), and published on the Huffington Post’s website, Mr. Bunton explains what to look... (more)

All Appraisers Aren’t Created Equal

June 22, 2015 at 7:04 pm

There is a lot being written now about hiring qualified appraisers to value your personal property. To help drive that point home, I would like to tell you... (more)

A Little Note on Wauchau Valley Wines

September 24, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Located in Austria along the Danube River between the village of Melk and Krems, Wauchau is a small wine region in the Western part of the country that... (more)

Insuring Art At Home

July 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm

To follow up with my last post on Understanding How To Insure Fine Art, here I am going to touch on your home collections. Again, as always, I... (more)

Understanding how to insure fine art.

July 24, 2014 at 8:07 pm

A question was asked recently in a LinkedIn group: “Should all art be insured or just some art?” Well, you all must know what comes next… It Depends.... (more)

Knowing your s…tuff: Connoisseurship in Art and other Fine Things

August 5, 2013 at 5:50 pm

While researching a painting for an appraisal I began to remember a discussion on connoisseurship in one of my appraisal courses. What is it? How do you obtain... (more)