Appraisals of antiques, silver, art and decorative objects since 2001.
Greer Simonton is an accredited personal property appraiser and owner of Simonton Appraisals since 2002.He appraises antiques, silver and all types of personal property. For a free estimate of the cost of your appraisal just give Greer a call.
A person may need an appraisal for any of the reasons listed below or others but should always use a professionally accredited appraiser.
insurance coverage estate probate or estate taxes ·family division of property ·charitable gifts for tax deductions to sell an object
Want To Sell Something?
Greer Simonton can also help you sell your valuables at auction. He has worked with Christie's, Sotheby's and other auction houses around the country and has helped clients sell art, silver and antiques. Greer will handle all the details of the auction process or guide you if you choose to do it yourself.
As an Accredited Member ofThe International Society of Appraisers he has passed an intensive series of tests on appraising and the nationally required Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) test. His accreditation was renewed in 2010.
Additionally, he is Certified inAntique and Decorative Arts Appraisal Studies at The George Washington University, Washington, DC.He has also studied antiques at The Du Pont Winterthur Museum for American Decorative Arts in Delaware, The Williamsburg Institute in Virgini and The Charleston Antiques Forum.
Greer serves as one of five on the Decorative Arts Acquisition Committee for The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, the City's largest and oldest public museum. This committee researches and purchases rare and fine antiques, glass, silver and other decortaive objects for the museum. He is the President of the Tennessee Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers.
For three years he wrote a monthly column on antiques for The Commercial Appeal titled “Mid-South Treasures” in which he featured an outstanding or unusual antique he had come across in his appraisal business.