Insurance appraisals reflect the cost of replacing an object shortly after loss or damage. Changing market values highlight the need for regular up-to-date portfolio appraisals. Our detailed and illustrated appraisals are accepted by all insurance companies and brokers so that in the event of any claim you can be confident of a full and speedy settlement. PMAA prides itself in being a founding member of the Private Risk Management Association, as well as being vetted partners of AIG Insurance, Chubb Insurance, and Pure Insurance.
Sources used to determine insurance values include dealers and galleries specializing in the particular artist and/or type of work being valued; private sales of similar works, auction market for assessment of current market for the particular artist and/or type of work being valued, living artist and artist estates to confirm authenticity, editions, etc; notable framers to determine current frame costs; international art fair reports; fine art shippers to determine appropriate packing and shipping costs and more than 100 contracted specialists at the top of their field and familiar with global market pricing.
For appraisal inquiries please contact
Kate Molets, Director of Appraisals.