The Art Elevator Episode #11 - “Shop Talk With Appraisers: When Should You Get An Appraisal” with Sarah Reeder

podcast Jan 10, 2022


Sarah and I sit down in this new series where we discuss the world of appraising and give an inside look into what the appraisal world looks like.

In today’s episode, Sarah and I discuss:

  • How we determine if someone needs an appraisal
  • The frequent objects that get we get requested to appraise
  • Why knowing what markets are available to sell in are so important
  • The benefit of using USPAP -compliant appraisers.

Plus much more!

Sarah is a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers with the Private Client Services designation for working with high-net-worth individuals and a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America.

 Sarah is CEO of Artifactual History® Appraisal which provides USPAP-compliant appraisal services of art, Midcentury Modern Design, silver, furniture, antiques and decorative arts for clients including private collectors, corporations, institutions, and members of the diplomatic community.  Sarah is the Co-Founder and Co-Editor of Worthwhile Magazine™ which publishes about collecting, connoisseurship, and appraising.  She is also the creator of the online course SILVER 101: Quickly Learn How to Identify Your Sterling Silver and Silverplate to Find the Valuable Pieces and Sort with Empowered Confidence, available for enrollment through her website or Teachable school. 

Larissa is also a Certified Member of the International Society of Appraisers and an art consultant and can be found at:

You can find out more about personal property appraisers at: 

Actionable checklist coming soon!


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Today's episode is sponsored by:

MTN Luxury Group with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty in the Vail Valley of Colorado. 

Podcast Editing: 

Shameka Jones, media producer, and art professional
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