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Doris
Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
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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 an A Logan water color of a jumping tail deer would

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I have an A Logan water color of a jumping white tail deer would love to know an approx value
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 12 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques and art collector as well as dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please tell me the size of your painting, not including the frame. Please do not remove from the frame.

Kind regards,

Doris

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
8 1/4 / 101/4
Expert:  Doris replied 12 months ago.

I do not accept requests for phone calls. I give my best answers in thoughtful writing.

Besides, you will have an assessment to print out. Please know, I did not send you the pop-up.

What is the piece painted on....paper, glass.....?

Kind regards,

Doris

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Porcelain
Expert:  Doris replied 12 months ago.

I researched several artist directories for the name A Logan but unfortunately there was not one by that name.

We must then value your painting as one done by an unlisted artist.

My research indicates your porcelain painting would have an estimated retail value of

$80-100 assuming good condition and depending on sale geographic location.

Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.

If you would like to sell close to estimated retail, some ideas are:

The internet has your largest audience of buyers. Place small ads on these sites or set up your own small store on these sites.

Be sure to specify local pick up only for large items. That way the buyer would be responsible for obtaining his own insurance and transport.

These sites carry antique as well as vintage items.
Accept PayPal only.

Etsy.com - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.
Artfire.com
Bonanza.com

Or your nearest CraigsList.com where you can list items for free. Accept cash only.

These sites are excellent and more upscale but fees are higher. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.
GoAntiques.com
Rubylane.com
Tias.com
cyberattic.com
trocadero.com
In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.

Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.

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Doris

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