We appraise personal property, fine and decorative arts,
antiques, jewelry, silver, and any other valuables for insurance donations, estate purposes,
IRS contributions and equable distribution.
All appraisals are rendered at a flat rate exclusive
of any consideration for intended usage and exclusive of
any vested interest. Our appraisals are
USPAP-compliant and meet all
IRS and insurance
regarding appraisal requirements for non cash
charitable contributions as specified by the IRS can be
found at the
We support our appraisal and curatorial activities through
a scholarly network of art specialists working independently
and at institutions worldwide. Colleagues belong to professional
organizations such as: Appraisers Association of America,
Inc., American Society of
Appraisers, American Institute
of Appraisers, American Institute of
Society of Appraisers, and Association
of Professional Art Advisors.
Fine Art Services
is a private art advisory company headquartered in
Charlotte, N.C. The company offers acquisitions assistance,
curatorial services, appraisals, IRS charitable donation
documentation and art research through a national syndicate
of fine art specialists, personal property specialists, and
an on-line computer network. Computer services range from
cataloguing to inventorying collections.
Fine Art Services
provides personal property appraisals of fine and related
decorative arts for insurance, charitable donations,
estates, and dissolution of marriage.
We specialize in paintings, sculpture, original
prints and works on paper, vintage and contemporary
photographs, antiques, 19th and 20th century fine arts and crafts. We
rely on our consortium of specialists in fields such as
nonwestern ethnic art (African, native American, Australian,
South American, pre-Columbian, Chinese and Asian art and artifacts), Oriental rugs,
antique furnishings, silver, or decorative arts 19th
century. If you have any special art requirements we
can refer you to a specialist in that category.
Our full service practice
encompasses initial consultation, complete inventories,
formal appraisal documents, and final asset conversion
through the appropriate public auction sale placement
whether it be a live sale in New York, our online auctions,
or at the local auction level. We offer a unique,
personalized approach to the estate settlement process.