As with all opinions, the validity of an appraisal depends solely on the expertise, experience, and educational background of the individuals that provide it. At MIR Appraisal Services, Inc., we have had the privilege of working and conferring with a skilled panel of experts. With a network of qualified appraisers at hand as accredited members of either the International Society of Appraisers or the American Society of Appraisers, we are devoted to bestow the highest quality appraisal available. We have experts who specialize in, but are not limited to, the following:
Fine and Decorative Art:
- Paintings: Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Mixed Media, etc.
- Drawings: Graphite, Charcoal, Pastel, etc.
- Prints: Lithographs, Serigraphs, Woodcuts, Etchings, etc.
- Photographs: Antique, Vintage and Contemporary
- Sculpture: Bronze, Ivory, Wood, Glass, Marble, etc.
- Books: Antique, Vintage, Signed, Rare Editions, etc.
- Clocks: Long Case, Cartel, Mantle, Table, Novelty, Regulators, etc.
- Collectibles: Coins, Stamps, Figurines, Memorabilia, etc.
- Decorative Items: Mirrors, Pedestals, Candelabras, Framed Items, etc.
- Furniture: Bedroom and Dining Suites, Lighting, Period-Specific Furniture Items, etc.
- Historical Items: Manuscripts, Books, Documents, Letters, Maps, etc.
- Musical Instruments: Pianos, Violins, Guitars, etc.
Porcelain, China, Crystal, Pottery and Art Glass (Antique, Vintage and Contemporary):
- Handmade and Known Makers: Lalique, Waterford, Daum, Tiffany, San Ildelfonzo, Lladro, etc.
- All Origins: American, Native American, South American, European, Asian, etc.
Silver, Gold, Bronze, Copper and other Metals:
- Silver: Flatware, Serving Utensils, Dining Accessories, etc.
- Decorative and Art Items: Candlesticks, Vases, Pitchers, Mirrors, Frames, etc.
- Sculpture: Figural Items, Centerpieces, Busts, etc.
- Jewelry and Vanity Items: Rings, Hat pins, Bracelets, Earrings, Compacts, etc.
- Coins: All Origins
Jewelry and Gems:
We have certified master-level gemologists who specialize in all types of contemporary, vintage, and antique jewelry, including but not limited to the following:
- Precious and Semi-Precious Stones
- Silver, Gold and Other Metals
- Wedding Sets
- Fine Costume Jewelry
- Oriental, Persian and Other Origins
- Handmade and Machine Made
- Antique, Vintage and Contemporary
- Antique, Vintage and Contemporary: Tables, Chairs, Beds, Fireplace Mantles, Cabinets, Chests, etc.
- Antique, Vintage and Contemporary: Containers, Vases, Lighting, Clocks, Statuary, Stands, etc.
- Antique, Vintage and Contemporary: Memorabilia, Coins, Stamps, Dolls, Figurines, Historical Items, etc.
General Contents: General Household Contents (incl. Electronics)