Appraising Cuban Art: An Introduction

Cuban art is as diverse as the island’s population. It is a combination of a myriad of styles and influences, including African, European, South American and North American elements. This guide will help you to prepare for having your Cuban art appraised. Anubis Appraisal & Estate Services, Inc. provides USPAP compliant appraisals of …

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Tara Ana Finley Accredited Appraiser Featured on the Fox Network Show “Strange Inheritance”

Tara Ana Finley, ISA AM accredited appraiser was featured on the Fox Network Strange Inheritance show to discuss the Orson Munn collection of toy soldiers. Jamie Colby the journalist of the show describes Strange Inheritance as “Antique Roadshow meets Ancestry meets Dateline” and it is Fox Networks highest rated reality show. …

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Appraisal and Sale of Antique Sterling Silver

Introduction: Since the discovery of silver, it has been used to create beautiful decorative objects for daily use. Antique sterling silver preserves its creation period through the various decorative styles that are representative of its maker and era. In addition to stylistic attributions, most antique sterling silver can be identified by hallmarks or markings. In the 1840’s, …

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Private Silver Order Bid Auction 2016

In 2016, Anubis Appraisal & Estate Services, Inc. organized a very successful private order bid auction of select fine sterling silver items. Highlights include the following items:                                               …

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Antique Dolls: Tips on Appraising

Tips for Collectors’ On Hiring an Accredited Appraiser Who Specializes In Antique Dolls A Brief History: The history of dolls and doll making practices dates back thousands of years to Ancient Greece and Egypt. Antique dolls were originally made as children’s toys, but have now become hot collectors’ items. During …

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A Guide to Selecting an Art Appraiser in Miami, Florida

  What to look for in selecting an art appraiser and appraisal format in Miami and South Florida. Selecting an Appraiser The Do’s of finding an Art Appraiser: Make sure the appraiser is accredited and recognized by one of the three appraisal organizations such as The International Society of Appraisers …

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Heirloom Appreciation Evening at the Coral Gables Museum Sponsored by The Lubitz Financial Group

Anubis Appraisal & Estate Services, Inc. was invited to join The Lubitz Financial Group for a night of heirloom appreciation at the Coral Gables Museum. Tara Finley, ISA AM, Marina Lahowin, and Olivia Camayd were on site providing opinions of value for American, European, and Contemporary paintings as well as decorative arts …

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Appraisal and Sale of African Art

Introduction: The collection of African art has been a prominent practice since the early 19th Century, when European colonization of the continent began in full force. During the 20th Century, African art became more popular because of artists like Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, who drew inspiration from the “primitive” arts …

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