Antique Appraisal

APPRAISAL SERVICES:

Artifactual History® Appraisal offers highly professional appraisal services for a wide range of intended uses.  Appraisals are written in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) by appraiser Sarah Reeder, who is a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers and an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America.  The intended use of an appraisal depends on the needs of each client and intended uses for appraisals include:

Insurance

Estate

Family Distribution

Equitable Distribution

Damage Claims

Federal Tax Purposes

Estate Planning

Potential Purchase or Sale

Appraisal services are billed at a rate of $150/hour. 

Please contact Artifactual History® Appraisal at info@afhappraisal.com or 703-543-2567 to discuss your specific situation and determine what type of appraisal report would best suit your needs.

Artifactual History® Appraisal is an inclusive business with a core value of creating a safe and welcoming experience for all clients.

Please note that Artifactual History® Appraisal is unable to perform on-site assignments where mold or similar environmental conditions are present.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

Artifactual History® is pleased to offer a variety of additional services including:

Historic Interiors Consulting (specialized assistance with furnishing plans for institutions and preservation groups)

Verbal Consultation Appointment to Assess Residential Contents (this is often an excellent cost-effective option for individuals who don't need an appraisal report or are unsure if they need an appraisal)

Mid-Century Modern and 20th Century Design Consultation, Research, and Scholarship (Sarah Reeder is a Specialist in Mid-Century Modern and 20th Century Design)

Art Consulting (for those considering a planned purchase)

Silver Specialization (Sarah Reeder is a silver specialist and frequently prepares capsule appraisals of family silver for insurance purposes so that family silver services will have adequate insurance coverage in the event of loss without clients having to undertake a large appraisal of household furnishings)

Household Inventories (for family estate planning or other purposes)

Catalogue Raisonné Research and Other Scholarly Research

Collection Management and Inventorying (implementing systems that will allow you to easily track your collection as it grows, customized to your needs)

Contract Cataloging (for both private and retail clients)

Editorial and Pre-Publication Assistance for Scholarly Works

Written Scholarly Contributions, Articles, and Blog Posts on Topics Including Mid-Century Modern, Fine Art, Antiques, and Decorative Arts

Are you interested in a service you don't see listed above?  Call 703-543-2567 or email info@afhappraisal.com to discuss possibilities!

REGIONS SERVED:

The Washington, D.C. Metro Area including Northern Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia including Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington, Ashburn, Bethesda, Burke, Capitol Hill, Centreville, Chevy Chase, Clifton, Crystal City, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Fair Lakes, Falls Church, Gainesville, Georgetown, Great Falls, Haymarket, Herndon, Hume, Leesburg, McLean, Middleburg, Oakton, Occoquan, Potomac, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, Tysons Corner, Vienna, Warrenton, and Woodbridge.

Charlottesville By Appointment Only

Global Remote Services Working from Photographs-Location Independent

Sarah Reeder also welcomes appraisal assignments working from photographs when an appraisal report prepared from photographs is appropriate for the client's intended use.  Please feel free to contact her to discuss projects using photographs of items in locations not listed above.