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  • Sample Appraisal: Coin From a Sunken Treasure

    Appraisal ID: 11395 Appraised On: Sep 19, 2006 Market Value: $ 295.00 Replacement Value: $ 395.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Potosi silver cob, 2 Reales P-B, circa late 16th century. Fashioned as pendant for necklace. Cobs are the original "treasure coins." Struck and trimmed by hand in......

  • Sample Appraisal: Sculpture

    Appraisal ID: 11415 Appraised On: Sep 24, 2006 Market Value: $ 5,500.00 Replacement Value: $ 7,500.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Tang Dynasty (618-907AD) unglazed horse, standing with foreleg raised, head bowed in agitation and turned to the side, flared nostrils and open mouth with a long saddlecloth......

  • Sample Appraisal: John Kime Painting, ‘Unfolded’

    Appraisal ID: 11207 Appraised On: Aug 08, 2006 Market Value: $ 575.00 Replacement Value: $ 775.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Artist: Kime, John. “Unfolded.” Size: 47 x 52 1/2″. Framed. John Kime was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1967 and has lived in the desert Southwest all......

  • Missing Fine Art: Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent Van Gogh

    Portrait of Dr. Gachet is one of the most revered paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. It depicts Dr. Paul Gachet who took care of Van Gogh during the final months of his life. First sold in 1897 by Van Gogh’s sister-in-law for......

  • LOST FINE ART: A Vision of the Last Judgement by William Blake

    A painting by William Blake designed in 1808 before becoming a lost artwork. The seven foot by five foot painting was to be shown in an 1810 exhibit of Blake’s work, but the exhibit was cancelled after problems resulting from an 1809 exhibit of his......

  • Is my item worth appraising?

    An appraisal from an appraisal professional is a systematic procedure with its very own methodology. The procedure involves identification, market comparable research, and the presentation of the information. If the appraiser gets the identification wrong, the accuracy of the appraisal information will likely be inaccurate.......