Antiquing 101 & Appraisal Event
Monday, 7/16 7-8:30p
Main Meeting Room
A local antiques expert will discuss antiques, industry changes & how to identify quality pieces. Q&A session to follow.
Appraisals: Feel free to bring one easily transportable small item to be informally appraised. Michael can appraise antiques such as porcelain, silver, fine art, small furniture, glass, prints, maps, and jewelry. We ask that people should not bring: stamps, Oriental rugs, modern collectibles such as beanie babies, barbie dolls, baseball cards.
Presenter Michael Locati has 20 years of experience in the online antiques industry. Known in the industry as a generalist, one of Michael’s strongest assets is the ability to identify items of value in a large range of categories. As a proven leader in the online antiques industry, Locati, LLC has achieved a reputation of integrity and transparent dealings; all conditions and fees are clearly explained. Strong prices have been realized in furniture, American and Continental silver, Chinese and Japanese art, fine porcelain, estate jewelry, glass, coins, mid-century design and Americana. In addition to a lifelong passion for antiques and the arts, Michael has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in violin performance and is a member of Lukens Piano Trio.