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Decorative Art

Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Double Gourd Vase, 18th Century, 18 inches tall. Replacement Value: $12,000+ Introduced to Europe in the fourteenth century, Chinese porcelains were regarded as objects of great rarity and luxury. The examples that appeared in Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were often...

Fine Art

[caption id="attachment_2407" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shang Ding Oil on Canvas[/caption] Framed oil on canvas depicting Chinese girl signed and dated lower right by the artist Shang Ding 1990 63" x 73". Replacement Value: $85,000+   A figure and portrait painter, primarily of female subjects, he has Chinese heritage and became...

Donation Appraisal

If you are donating non-cash items to an IRS designated charitable organization in order to itemize a tax deduction you may need to have a certified appraisal performed. The appraisal requirement from an IRS qualified appraiser is determined by the total fair market value of...

What to do After a Fire Destroys the Contents of your Home

Nugent Appraisal Services specializes in certifying the value of residential contents, after the damage event has occurred. Unfortunately, many homeowners are not properly prepared for the devastation of a damage event. Having in place a comprehensive homeowner’s insurance policy when your home and contents are...

IRS Qualified Appraisals and Certified Reports

AN IRS QUALIFIED APPRAISER AND CERTIFIED REPORT   The Appraisal Foundation is authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications. In the early 1980's, the crisis in the savings and loan industry highlighted the need to improve appraisal practices throughout the United States....

Charitable Donation for a Tax Deduction

Nugent Appraisal Services has a staff of accredited, IRS qualified appraisers that produce USPAP compliant appraisal reports that certify the value of personal property in order to itemize a deduction on tax returns. We have been producing reports for the IRS since 1976 – thousands...