Whether it is for fine art, jewelry, furnishings, or collectibles, obtaining a current appraisal is an essential step towards the successful management of art as an asset.
Detroit Fine Art Appraisals specializes in confidential certified appraisals, compliant with both Internal Revenue Service guidelines and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) for all purposes, including:
- ESTATE TAX & ESTATE PLANNING
- INSURANCE APPRAISALS
- DAMAGE OR LOSS
- ART AS COLLATERAL
Detroit Fine Art Appraisals documents are available in both hard copy and digital format and are easily accessible through our interactive collection management system. For each item appraised, all documents include color digital images and full catalogue descriptions, with values supported by appropriate market comparables. DFAA is also a candidate member of The American Society of Appraisers.
We pride ourselves in being one of the leading independent appraisal firms in the greater Detroit area.
Appraisal practices include national and international art of the 20th and 21st century, including original paintings, sculpture, photography and prints. We are one of the few appraisal firms that specialize in Detroit artists, including but not limited to, Lester Johnson, Richard Jerzy, Charles McGee, Terry Lee Dill, Robert Schefman, Albert Young, Richard Ritter, Herb Babcock, Gilda Snowden, and Janice Charach.