ARTISAN ADVISORY GROUP, LLC
Appraisals & Art Advisory Services for Trusts, Estates, Equitable Distribution, Insurance & Donation
WHAT WE OFFER
Artisan Advisory Group provides confidential appraisal services that comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and meet the highest standards set by the IRS, insurance companies and the Appraisers Association of America. We are a preferred provider for the Chubb Masterpiece Protection Network.
We also provide art advisory services, assisting clients in need of dispersing or acquiring fine art, decorative art, furniture and fine personal property.
SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Artisan Advisory Group provides appraisals for a variety of fine property and household contents. Having the expertise and market knowledge to create appraisals in various collecting fields, we offer support and advice throughout the entire process.
With our extensive experience conducting estate tax, estate planning, equitable distribution, gift, donation, insurance and damage/loss appraisals, we strive to meet and exceed our clients expectations.
Artisan Advisory Group offers advisory services that include creating personalized strategies to build or disperse collections, identify acquisition opportunities and represent clients in transactions.
In the future, should the subject property of an appraisal require to be sold, Artisan Advisory Group can provide brokerage and advisory services to accomplish this.
Serving clients with exceptional service and the utmost discretion, Artisan Advisory Group stands ready help you achieve your goals.
WHO WE ARE
Laurel Porcelli, AAA, Founder, Principal Appraiser, Artisan Advisory Group, LLC
Laurel Porcelli, AAA, is the Founder of Artisan Advisory Group, LLC. A former Director of Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Trusts, Estates and Appraisal Department, Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA), Member of the Chubb Preferred Provider Network and graduate of New York University's Appraisal Studies Program, she holds a B.S. in Design from Philadelphia University. Having the expertise and market knowledge to create appraisal reports in many collecting fields, she specializes in 20th Century Furniture and Decorative Arts. A USPAP compliant appraiser since 2006 and auction house executive, she has successfully conducted estate planning, estate tax, equitable distribution, charitable contribution, insurance scheduling and damage/loss appraisals for private clients, attorneys, wealth managers, insurance companies, artist estates, and internationally recognized museums and institutions. An instructor at Princeton Adult School, she teaches an appraisal methodology course and serves as President of the Board of the Jacobus Vanderveer House, a national historic site. Sharing her knowledge with both clients and industry professionals, she advises on how to make informed decisions regarding their collections.
Executors, beneficiaries, attorneys, wealth managers, banks, businesses, museums, institutions, artist estates and auction houses, providing comprehensive support in the valuation and disposition of personal property
Individuals, businesses, museums and institutions in need of insurance appraisals, new, updated, or for the purpose of a damage or loss claim
Individuals, businesses, museums and institutions in need of a charitable donation or gift appraisal
Individuals in need of an appraisal for equitable distribution
WHY CHOOSE US
At Artisan Advisory Group LLC, experience and expertise are just a few qualities that set us apart from the rest. Our methodology saves clients time and money, and our competitive prices reflect that efficiency. Putting our clients needs first, we’re proud to provide exceptional service, going above and beyond in our research to make sure that each and every appraisal meets the highest industry standards. At Artisan Advisory Group we love what we do, and that passion reflects the way we treat our clients and the services we provide.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH THE APPRAISAL?
Artisan Advisory Group will produce a comprehensive appraisal report that adheres to USPAP standards and when warranted, meets the requirements of an IRS qualified appraisal. The report is provided digitally as a PDF file, or printed copy if requested. Most reports are delivered in approximately six-eight weeks, dependent upon the amount of property involved and the scope of work.
HOW MUCH DOES AN APPRAISAL COST?
Artisan Advisory Group's competitively priced appraisal fees are based on the type pf appraisal and the time needed to complete it. When warranted, we will make a preliminary visit free of charge to asses the individual item or collection. We charge a flat hourly fee for all time otherwise, in addition to expenses approved by the client.