Personal Property Appraisals

Pence Craddock Scurry is accredited by the Appraiser’s Association of America and has a Master’s Degree in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby’s Institute and Manchester University in London. She has extensive experience in the museum, auction, and appraisal realm. Our appraisals are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), providing certified appraisals of personal property in accordance with the guidelines created by the Appraisal Foundation and the ethical responsibilities outlined by the Appraiser’s Association of America. Pence is UPSPAP compliant through November 20, 2022.

Personal Property Appraisals We Perform:

  • Estate Tax
  • Insurance
  • Donations/Charitable Contributions
  • Litigation/Divorce
  • Insurance Damage & Loss
  • Equitable Division of Property

Past Projects:

Insurance appraisals for museum traveling exhibitions, including Old Masters, and French 19th century Impressionist paintings
• Insurance appraisals for loans of 18th & 19th century English, American, & French silver to museum collections
• Estate appraisals with inventories of household contents
• Divorce inventories of household contents
• Retail Replacement Value Appraisals for litigation regarding American 18th & 19th century furniture and silver
• IRS USPAP Compliant Donation Appraisals of Fine Art to institutions