Services

We are unique because…

Lee Drexler is an expert appraiser of a wide range of property along with expert resources for research. She has found quite a number of valuable pieces unbeknownst to the owners (some of which are written about in her book Fabulous Finds). The categories of appraisals that she does are: Fine art (paintings and sculpture), antiques, furniture, oriental rugs, jewelry, silver and all decorative arts.

Appraisals conducted for:

  • Insurance Purposes
  • Estates
  • Matrimonial Purposes
  • Donations to Charity
  • Damage Assessments
  • Gifts to Family Members
What size jobs does Esquire Appraisals handle?

The size of an appraisal may vary from one item to major collections of private collectors and large institutions. Appraisals include ordinary household contents to fine private collections.

How long does it take to do an appraisal?

Appraisals are done in a very timely manner and are generally completed within two weeks of the date of the appraisal. They are fully computerized. Clients receive an original and two copies of the finished appraisal.

Fee format

Fees are charged on an hourly basis and are not based on a percentage of the appraisal. Fees are charged on the following basis, $1,500 for one half day, $3,000 for a full day. In addition $500 per hour is charged if extensive research on Paintings or Sculpture is needed. Flexible fee structure for photos or office visits. For appraisals done from photos – $300. Appraisals done in office – $500.

Fine Art
Impressionist Art
Contemporary Art
American Impressionist Art
European Art
Old Master Art
Renaissance Art
South American Art
Japanese Art
Native American Art
East Indian Art
Chinese Art
South American Art

Sculpture
Marble Sculpture
Bronze Sculpture

Antiques
European Antiques
American Antiques
French Antiques
English Antiques
Italian Antiques
Spanish Antiques
East Indian Antiques
Native American Antiques

Silver
American
English
European
South American
Asian

Jewelry
Gold
Diamonds
Colored Stones
Pearls

Oriental Rugs

Collectables

Clocks

Objets D’Art

Contact Lee to set up your appointment at 212-889-2580, 914-234-0656 or LeeDrexler@esquireappraisals.com

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