These are the certified art appraisers in your area. There are several in NYC but I did not list those.
Katherine G Yellen -(###) ###-####- Ridgefield CT
Maggie Lopez -(###) ###-####- Westport, CT
Allison Petretti -(###) ###-####- New Canaan, CT.
These are some selling sites that also show auction results.
As for retail value, I have seen art sell for 4 to 5 times auction values depending on the tastes of the art gallery owner as well as location of the gallery.
In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-60% of estimated retail value.
Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.
If you wish to sell, these are my suggestions -
The internet has your widest pool of buyers. To sell close to estimated retail try the following -
Try ads on sites such as
Some like Etsy.com where you can set up your store for free and the selling fees are small - 20 cents to list an item plus 3.5% of the final price.
Or list with no fees whatsoever:
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