Charitable Contribution: establishes the value of objects donated to qualified organizations in order to establish an income tax deduction.
Estates & Artist Estates: establishes the value of objects connected to the preparation of estate tax returns; or to administer asset distribution for estate planning.
Gift Tax: establishes the value of objects transferred through a charitable donation to a qualified organization or a non-charitable gift to a family member as of a specific date to establish a transfer tax.
Insurance: establishes the value of objects in classifying appropriate insurance coverage; or Damage and Loss, which establishes the hypothetical value of objects included in a loss or damage event; public art coverage.
Equitable Distribution of Property: establishes the value of objects for distributions of jointly owned property.
Best Market: establishes the value of objects for potential sales, purchases, or personal knowledge.
Consultation and identification for clients of acquisitions and deaccessions, including brokering to museums, primary and secondary galleries, art advisors and auction houses.
Document, inventory and photograph collections and archival materials.
Arranging for and supervising the packing, shipping, and installation of art.
Prepare condition reports for art loans, exhibitions, and international shipments.
Peter Held Art Appraisals & Associates appraises the following:
Modern & Contemporary Art in all media including paintings, prints, sculpture,
outsider and mixed-media art.
Modern & Contemporary Studio Craft objects including ceramics, fibers,
furniture, glass, and wood.
Modern & Contemporary Native American Art including jewelry, paintings,
prints, pottery, and sculpture.