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Doris
Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 9963
Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I have a picture POTTER OF DAMASCUS.

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I have a picture POTTER OF DAMASCUS. It looks like maybe a watercolor. It was from my parents, who have now passed. I know nothing about it, but would like to know more.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years 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.
Alan no longer works on this site. I hope you do not object to my answering your question.
Your art is a print of a painting done by an artist name LaTessa.
It is one of many such prints. It is a charming depiction of the potters area of Damascus, Syria.
The original painting was done in the 19thC.
Your framed print has a retail value range of $125-140 assuming good condition.
A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.
I hope I have helped you.
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Doris
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I WANT TO CANCEL THIS!