Our Independent Appraisals include:
We prepare professional appraisals for:
Insurance appraisals should consider the type of insurance policy when determining value. Estate appraisals should consider "Wholesale Markets" while Sale appraisals should consider market values and trends.
Who Do We Prepare Appraisals for:
Valuation of period regional furniture requires a comprehensive inspection and documentation of features like architectural details, primary and secondary wood identification, specifics of construction and maker signatures. Documented provenance or history of ownership is very significant to furniture valuation. The appraiser investigates current market sales of equivalent furniture and an analysis is performed to form an estimated fair market value.
Queen Anne Mahogany Low Boy, Massachusetts, circa 1770 with a rectangular thumb molded edge top mounted on a dovetailed case of three mahogany boards and rear board of butternut. The four drawers have double beaded edges with white pine sides. A deeply carved shell and blocked apron suggest the Massachusetts origin. Removable cabriole legs have enlarged pad feet associated with the Late Queen Anne period.
TO REQUEST AN APPRAISAL
WHAT'S IT WORTH-?
Here are the steps:
As an example, for the period furniture, our valuations include wood identification, construction techniques and finishing. When appropriate, investigations can be carried out and results included as a part of the complete appraisal report.
© 2017 by John A. Woods Appraisers. All Rights Reserved.