Antiquities: Caveat Emptor - Live Webinar!

Join auction house alum and Certified appraiser Molly Morse Limmer, AAA, as she discusses the antiquities market. Antiquities can bring a hotbed of issues: provenance, authenticity, country of origin, import and export laws. How do appraisers weigh these factors when determining values? What are the current auction house policies versus law? How does that affect value?

This webinar will provide you with a basic overview of the antiquities market, the categories involved, and the complex issues associated with collecting, owning, appraising and selling ancient works of art. Ms. Limmer will bring her experience of two decades in the antiquities market, and with special attention to navigating the intricacies unique to this eld, interspersed with amusing anecdotes and fun facts. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • How to recognize an antiquity and what is considered part of the category

  • Basic factors for determining saleability and valuability

  • What questions to ask on a client visit

  • Tell-tale signs for verifying condition and authenticity 

Upcoming Events

  • October 10-31, 2018
  • New York , New York
  • October 13, 2018 - January 20, 2019
  • San Diego, California
Paula Rego, Scavengers, 1994 Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas, 120 x 160 cm Private collection © Copyright Paula Rego.  Courtesy Marlborough Fine Art
  • October 17, 2018 - January 14, 2019
  • October 17 - November 12, 2018
  • Fishkill, New York
  • October 18-23, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California
Ink and pencil drawing on paper done in the manner of Paul Gauguin (Fr., 1848-1903), titled Taaroa (circa 1891), 4 ¼ inches by 6 ½ inches unframed (est.  $75,000-$100,000).
  • October 18, 2018
  • Franklin, United Kingdom

Woodshed Art Auctions, October 18th

Woodshed Art Auctions
1243 Pond Street
Franklin, United Kingdom

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  • October 20 - November 30, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Rachel Lauren Kaster | Anamnesis, Solo Exhibition

Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California

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  • October 20, 2018
  • San Diego, California

Featured Event

Mary Stevens Fish’s 1879 painting, “Yosemite,” will be on exhibit in “Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960” at the Pasadena Museum of History Sept.  29-March 31.  (Photo courtesy of Maurine St.  Gaudens and Joseph Morsman).
Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960
Pasadena History Museum
September 29, 2018 - March 31, 2019
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