The art world can be a closed society. Without an experienced, credentialed guide, you are at the mercy of auctioneers, sales people, and galleries with an agenda that may or may not be in your best interest. We provide the expertise to make sure you are buying beauty and making a wise investment.
The reasons for appraisal include insurance, inheritance, liquidation, and tax avoidance. Art can be an important part of your wealth planning strategy. We help you understand what you have and what you can do with it. Stock portfolio valuation is available at the push of a button. Correctly and Accurately valuing your tangible assets requires a different skill set. With 20 years of experience, we bring the skills you need to make sure that the wealth you have worked hard to create is preserved and secured for your next acquisition, or disposal.
An extensive collection or a modest one can become confusing, especially if it is your heirs that have to understand what you worked to build. We help you organize your collection into a usable form with details from date of the art purchase, to a full appraisal. Cataloging a collection is often how we begin a relationship with our clients. In combination with appraisal services, we can secure your wealth for generations.