Art and Antique Appraisals

CLIENT CASE STUDIES

 

Antique Appraisals

Below are some interesting Case Studies from the ART DIRECTIVES archives.  

Each case or appraisal is totally unique unto itself and presents the appraiser with
sometimes difficult challenges.  These are some examples of real appraisals, and the
work that went into each one!

 
CASE A:
The Proof Is In The Provenance
A portrait of James Buchanan by William Merritt Chase is appraised for $160,000. 

CASE B:
A Bronze Sculpture Is The Center Of A Divorce Dispute
Read how Art Directives was able to resolve a dispute over fine art. 

CASE C:
Appraisal Reveals Surprising Value Of Lalique Mask
The piece that our client thought had low value actually was authentic and had considerable value. 

CASE D:
Insurance Appraisal Can Make You Rich
A Chippendale chest is appraised at $150,000. 

CASE E:
How a Family's Passion Turned into Gold

 

CASE F:

Pennsylvania Impressionist School

 

CASE G:

Meissen