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I have a numbered print by Dempsey Essick called "Roxie's

Customer Question

I have a numbered print by Dempsey Essick called "Roxie's Touch". Is there any value to this print?
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: Not sure how this works but I have a shaker box that was my grandmothers and was give to her by maybe her mother or grandmother. Not sure about that. It is inscribed inside and there is a date of April 11, 1833. Some years ago an appraiser told me it might be worth $800. Do I need to send a picture?
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: It's in fairly good shape. Oval about 8" x 4"
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 1 month 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 know I do not send pop-up offers. Although I am USPAP-trained, the assessments given here do not meet USPAP requirements.
Thoughtful responses take time. My responses are not instantaneous.

What size is your piece (in inches) not including the frame and mat? Please do not remove from the frame.

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment.
If you cannot send photos, I can still work with your descriptions; however, I can give more accurate answers if I have photos.
Can you send photos?

If so, then -

Please send photos of the front and back of your framed piece.

Please send a photo of the signature.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the signature.

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The Help service with photos does not cost extra. This is not the same as the pop-up that asks about phone calls. The pop-up is an extra phone call service related to the appraisal, not photos.

I do not send pop-up offers.

Kind regards,
Doris

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What about the shaker box I asked about. The print question was done a while ago more interested in shaker box.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thought I signed up for free trial. How come my account was charged $48?
Expert:  Doris replied 1 month ago.

Please contact the site about the charges. After you are satisfied, please send photos of the box. I also need the size in inches.

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Kind regards,

Doris