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Bates Art Group provides a full range of professional valuation and consulting services, tailored to meet the needs of private and corporate collectors, insurance and financial professionals, law firms, government agencies, and non-profit institutions in the United States and abroad.

It is our goal to provide all clients with comprehensive and unbiased appraisals of the highest quality, utilizing the most current industry data, with professionalism and integrity.


Bates Art Group conducts personal property appraisals for:

 - determining resale value

 - estate planning and estate taxes

 - equitable distribution of estates

 - insurance coverage

 - insurance damage claims

 - divorce settlements 

 - charitable contributions


Our independent appraisals are written to the highest standards in the industry.
All appraisals are in full compliance with the standards of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 


Our insurance appraisal reports are accepted and respected by insurance companies, brokers, and underwriters. We are a preferred art appraisal provider for Chubb Insurance.
Our estate and donation appraisal reports are accepted by federal and state government agencies, as well as courts of law. Reports are created to meet all IRS specifications.


Our appraisal reports include detailed descriptions and photographs of each artwork or antique, along with the fair market or retail replacement value of each piece. 
With meticulous research and thorough analysis of current market conditions, clients can be confident in the accuracy of every appraisal.

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