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Grace

Specialist in paintings and sculptures

"I was educated at Sotheby's and spent some time working as a researcher for Christie's, so I know what the world's leading auction houses are looking for and can determine the fair market value of your item, based on current demand. Mearto is unique because - after we appraise your item - we can also help you sell it through one of our auction house partners."

- Grace

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This is how it works

1

Upload photos and describe your item

Describe your item and upload a few good photos of your item. It is important that we receive as much information as possible to give you the most accurate appraisal.

2

A qualified specialist will appraise your item

A qualified specialist will look at your item and make all the necessary research. He/she might ask you for additional information, but you will be notified by email.

3

Ask follow up questions or print the appraisal

You appraisal is done and you can now print it. We will securely store a digital copy that you always can retrieve. You can also ask follow up questions if something in the appraisal is not clear.

What is my Fine art worth

Fine art refers to an art form practiced mainly for an aesthetic value rather than for its functional value. The category includes painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking. Fine art is often contrasted with decorative or “applied” art with a more functional purpose, including furniture and architecture.
 
In determining the value of fine art, factors such as artist, date, provenance, medium, and condition are all taken into consideration.

Artworks by well-known artists with an established market presence will have increased value and a significant, documented provenance could also affect value. In dealing with fine art, the medium also becomes important. Paintings and sculptures tend to be larger and are usually more valuable than drawings and prints.

The condition is often essential in establishing value as well. Any current or previous damage and subsequent restoration should be taken into consideration. Drawings and prints, which usually have paper as the base or support are usually more delicate than painting and sculpture and tend to have condition issues over time.
 

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