A National Institute of Appraisers (NIA)
Certified Appraisal is a comprehensive survey and analysis of the sale
and acquisitions of comparable items in the national, international,
primary, secondary and auction markets.
A NIA Certified Appraisal for even a
single work of art is a comprehensive (8) eight page document.
All NIA Certified Appraisals contain a
summary of factors on which the appraisal is based and include a
statement of qualifications of the Senior Appraiser who researched and
certified the assigned values.
All NIA Certified Appraisals contain
the following data:
Date of appraisal
Title of work (or descriptive
Media of work
Artist signature information
Date of work (if known)
Condition of work
Edition size information
Dimensions of work
Basis of evaluation
Provenance on items valued over
$15,000.00 plus history of exhibitions (if known)
Color photograph(s) of work
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