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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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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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 Antique dolls were originally made as children’s toys, but have now become hot collectors’ items.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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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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