Mr. Sebastian Clarke, AAA Certified

USPAP compliant through:



English Furniture and Decorative Arts

Member Type

Certified Member


Charitable Donation; Estate Tax Liability; Equitable Distribution; Insurance

Appraiser's Statement

Sebastian is a Senior Vice President at Doyle Auctioneers and Appraisers and the Director of the English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts department. He is based out of their Palm Beach, Florida office. Sebastian has over 20 years of experience in the trade and has served as a Specialist in the European Furniture department at Sotheby’s, as Director of the English and Continental furniture department at Freeman’s, and most recently as Director of Trusts and Estates at Rago Auctions. Sebastian is a featured appraiser on the hit PBS show Antiques Roadshow and has been for the past 15 years. He is regularly featured as a specialist in furniture, decorative arts, sculpture and metalwork and silver.

Formerly Mr. Clarke sat on the Board of Directors for the Appraisers Association of America. He is a USPAP compliant Certified Member of the association, a featured contributor to CNNs Out Front with Erin Burnett and has been a member of the vetting committee for the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antiques Show.

For more than 20 years Sebastian has served as an auctioneer for major auction houses, non-profits, charities, schools and other 501c organizations throughout the United States.