PLEASE NOTE: In-person appointments will be on hiatus starting
September 14th and will resume on October 12th.
Looking for a Fine Art Appraiser?
Detroit Fine Art Appraisals, Inc. is the leading independent appraisal firm in the Greater Detroit area.
A candidate member of The American Society of Appraisers, DFAA is also USPAP compliant through 2020.
We offer clients the benefit of years of experience to provide honest appraisals and personal service.
About Detroit Fine Art Appraisals
Whether it is for fine art, jewelry, furnishings, or collectibles, obtaining a current appraisal is an essential step towards the successful management of art as an asset.
Detroit Fine Art Appraisals specializes in confidential certified appraisals, compliant with both Internal Revenue Service guidelines and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) for all purposes, including:
ESTATE TAX & ESTATE PLANNING • INSURANCE APPRAISALS
DAMAGE OR LOSS • DIVORCE • DONATION • ART AS COLLATERAL
Detroit Fine Art Appraisals documents are available in both hard copy and digital format and are easily accessible through our interactive collection management system. For each item appraised, all documents include color digital images and full catalogue descriptions, with values supported by appropriate market comparables. DFAA is also a candidate member of The American Society of Appraisers.
Appraisal practices include national and international art of the 20th and 21st century, including original paintings, sculpture, photography and prints. We are one of the few appraisal firms that specialize in Detroit artists, including but not limited to, Lester Johnson, Richard Jerzy, Charles McGee, Terry Lee Dill, Robert Schefman, Albert Young, Richard Ritter, Herb Babcock, Gilda Snowden, and Janice Charach.
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LR, Franklin, Michigan
I want to thank you for such a wonderful job in preparing our art appraisals. The professionalism of the appraised work, the clarity and the background provided in your written appraisal, and the fee you charged were exceptional. The beautiful color photographs and analyses of the value in your appraisal report far exceeded our expectations.
SB, Bloomfield HIlls
Terri and her staff not only listened to our concerns, they appraised our pieces for more than we expected. She has a true gift for finding out the true value of art.
Thank you Detroit Fine Art Appraisals! I truly appreciate your wealth of knowledge and the time you have spent with us. The service you provided for us was “priceless.”
Detroit Fine Arts Appraisals, LLC is the only company I would trust to evaluate my art! Their expertise and knowledge of the arts allows me to feel comfortable knowing that my collection is being properly priced. Kudos to Terri and Ilene.
Terri is the quintessential professional. She pays great attention to detail, best in class follow up, and is a very proficient in the world of art. Terri’s team has probably appraised over
$1 million dollars worth of art and sculpture over the past 15 years for my family. When it comes to getting accurate and timely valuations on high value art in Detroit there is no question that Detroit Fine Art Appraisals is the company you want!