Services

At Madison Group Fine Art Appraisals, we offer a wide ranges of services to meet your appraisal needs.  While we specialize in fine art, antiques and furniture, decorative arts, and wine, we also have deep expertise in gemstones, jewelry, watches, and rare and antiquarian books. Regardless of your specific items, our consortium of experts can cover virtually all your appraisal requirements, be they for a single item or for an entire estate.

Estate Planning

Your collection of Art, Antiques and Collectibles is an important financial asset.  Being proactive when it comes to estate and charitable planning allows you the ability to see your wishes fulfilled and prevents it from being sold one day to pay estate taxes.  Being proactive can also help you take tax deductions when you need them and keep storage costs to a minimum.

(Painting by Dean Monogenis)

(Painting by Dean Monogenis)

Estate Management

If you are an executor or manager of an estate, call an independent appraiser to identify valuable items of personal property before you do anything else.  We are an educated and neutral third-party and can provide the necessary documentation and valuation tools needed by bankers, attorneys and the IRS.

Charitable Donation

We are Qualified Appraisers with the IRS and provide USPAP-compliant appraisals for the IRS.  (USPAP stands for Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice and is the only congressionally recognized set of standards for personal property appraisers.)  We also provide you with the necessary 8283 tax forms. 

Insurance Scheduling

We provide appraisal reports to cover your high-value property, and are preferred providers with several major insurance underwriters:

  • ACE
  • AIG
  • Chubb
  • Fireman’s Fund
  • State Farm

Insurance Loss

In the event of damage or loss of your property, we provide insurance reports to evaluate the degree of devaluation.  Our network of specialists can also suggest conservation experts when necessary.

General Consulting

Have you recently inherited property?  Do you have a collection that needs a current assessment?  Maybe you just want to know what you have and if it needs insurance or what it might bring at market?  We offer general yet personal consulting services for a reasonable fee.

Speakers Bureau

Our consortium of experts is available to speak to your clients, focus or special interest groups, and the general public on a wide variety of specialized topics