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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
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I have a Xiao Shunzhi painting called Flower Conversation.

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I have a Xiao Shunzhi painting called Flower Conversation. It measures 57"x30" in the frame. It needs to be remitted otherwise it's perfect and very beautiful. Would you be able to point me to a buyer?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.
Do you need value as well?
Kind regards,
Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
I decided you needed a retail evaluation before you sell your painting.
Appraisers most often use price per square inch of previously sold comparable works by the same artist as a measure of value.
A search of Xiao Shun Zhi's works provided the information that they sell for #$3.21 per square inch. This means the price at a retail gallery for your piece would be about $6450.
As far as where to sell, these are some choices -
Eisenhauer Gallery of Edgarton, MA -(###) ###-####or***@******.***.
Major auction houses would be these three. Contact the art department in each.
http://www.christies.com/selling-services/
http://www.sothebys.com
http://www.bonhams.com
A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.
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Kind regards.
Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hi there!
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?
Let me know,
Doris

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