APPRAISALS & CONSULTATIONS


CONSULTATIONS: BUY, SELL & MANAGE

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  • Art consultation services ultimately are defined by the individual clients needs and desires - but overall, our consulting services result in building a collection or enhancing existing collections with the best investments and market value
  • Accessions: We source quality works of art, and have access to a multitude of important works and artists outside our immediate gallery representation
  • De-accessions:  We sell quality works of arts for clients via digital platforms and databases 
  • Market comparisons & analytics 
  • Commission works for particular architectural settings
  • Curatorial services for residential and commercial spaces
  • Collection documentation via electronic software; access 24/7 anywhere
  • Framing: archival 
  • Installation and lighting 
  • Shipping and transport 
  • Storage, security, and climate control suggestions 
  • Procurement of art insurance 
  • Data and inventory management 
  • Digital imaging 
  • Provenance, history, and literature references 
  • Purchase history and related records, costs, i.e. 
  • Additional services upon request... 

ART APPRAISALS :  WHAT IS MY ART WORTH?

An art appraisal is a written statement, independently and impartially prepared by an expert, setting forth an opinion of defined value of an adequately described property, as of a specific date, supported by the presentation and analysis of relevant market information. 

      APPRAISAL CONTENT: 

  • Description of appraised object:  artist, title, medium, date(s)/period of creation, signature, insciprtion, dimensions, etc.
  • Condition 
  • Determinations of appropriate markets and market data comparisons
  • Major and minor auction histories pertaining to an individual lot (if applicable)
  • Provenance (history of the art work) 
  • Fair market value, replacement or marketable cash value 
  • Additional information:  exhibition history, publication history, artist history, etc. 

     APPRAISAL PURPOSE: 

  • APPRAISAL PURPOSES:  
  •  INSURANCE SCHEDULING
  •  DAMAGE AND LOSS
  •  SALE AND PURCHASE
  •  EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
  •  CHARITABLE DONATIONS
  •  BANKRUPTCY
  •  ESTATE AND TAX RETURNS
  •  PROBATE OF ESTATES

CONSIDERING AN APPRAISAL?  Please fill out this form at best and an expert will contact you.  There is no initial consulting fee.  


APPRAISAL & CONSUTLING FEES (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):  

RJG charges approximately $375 per art work.  RJG requires $150 per hour for travel time to locations outside of Charleston proper.  These fees are subject to change depending on each project. 

PLEASE NOTE: Consulting and appraisal fees are not based on commissions or percentages of items valued, the intended use of the consultation report / the appraisal or the financial outcome from its use.