An NIA Certified Appraisal is a comprehensive survey and analysis of the sale and acquisitions of comparable items in the national, international, primary, secondary and auction markets.
An NIA Certified Appraisal for even a single work of art is a comprehensive (8) page document.
All NIA Certified Appraisals contain a summary of factors on which the appraisal is based and include a statement of qualifications of the Senior Appraiser who researched and certified the assigned values.
All NIA Certified Appraisals contain the following data:
|a)||Date of appraisal|
|c)||Title of work (or descriptive title)|
|d)||Media of work|
|e)||Artist signature information|
|f)||Date of work (if known)|
|g)||Condition of work|
|h)||Edition size information|
|i)||Dimensions of work|
|j)||Basis of evaluation|
|1) Valuation comparables|
|2) Valuation conclusion|
|k)||Provenance on items valued over $15,000.00 plus history of exhibitions (if known)|
|m)||Color photograph(s) of work|