Although I do not offer a formal appraisal service, I am always on the lookout for new items to sell, so please feel free to send images of items you may consider selling. Even if the items are not right for our shop, I may be about steer you in the right direction by suggesting other reputable dealers and/or action houses. Furniture and large decorative items are generally difficult to sell online; however, smaller decorative items and collectibles can often fetch more online as the listings reach a larger audience of collectors. The world of antiques fluctuates much like the sock market and while Japanese and European antiques have waned in value over the past few decades, the rise of economies in China and Russia have fueled a new generation of collectors who have driven up values in items from these regions significantly.
If you are need a formal appraisal for an insurance policy or estate, I would suggest contacting the Appraisers Association of America to find a certified appraiser in your area.