Silver: 2016 - 2017 Lecture Series - Recorded Version
 
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April 3, 2017 | -
The National Arts Club
New York City

 A Sterling Achievement: 
How to Properly Appraise Silver

Todd Sell, DOYLE

The volatility of the antiques silver market can make the role of the appraiser a difficult one to navigate.  With 20 years of experience appraising antique silver, Todd Sell, Vice President at Doyle New York will, discuss the tools needed to efficiently appraise silver in today's market.  He will discuss details such as hallmarks, provenance, repairs and alterations and how they affect value. Furthermore, he will focus on prices today and where they are heading, as well as the importance of quality makers vs. generic pieces.  Finally, he will touch on silver plate, what to do with it, and the few exceptions where there is value.

Todd Sell is Vice President OF Modern Design and silver specialist and a general appraiser of works of art and furniture at Doyle New York.  He works directly with Doyle New York's Trusts & Estates Department and coordinates and catalogues DOYLE + DESIGN and the popular Doyle At Home auctions.

Mr. Sell started his career in the Trust and Estates Department
of Christie’s Toronto before moving to New York to head the Silver Department at Christie’s East. After seven years, Mr. Sell joined one of the world’s largest silver and Asian art galleries in New York City, where he spent over ten years assisting private clients in building their collections, as well as working with international auction houses and dealers in buying and selling silver, Asian and European works of art. In addition, Mr. Sell appraised collections for private individuals, which allowed him to work closely with clients across the United States.

Mr. Sell is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, the leading professional organization of personal property appraisers. He holds a degree in History from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

1.5 CE credits

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