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Email George Read

George Read, Appraiser

Harvard graduate, ten years in Europe, ten years as an auctioneer with Sotheby’s, advisor and curator for the US Government, notable estates, and international collectors including; Mrs. Winston F.C. Guest; Mrs. Lee Radziwill; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar de la Renta; Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bulow; Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman; Ms. Oprah Winfrey; Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.; Jack Warner (Warner Brothers); The Art Institute of Chicago; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; Fine Arts Committee, United States Department of State; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Recent Lectures
The American Bar Association; The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; The Fortune 500 Companies National Conference, New Orleans, LA; The Natchez (MS) Antiques Symposium; The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC; Longueview Gardens and Museum, New Orleans, LA; Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC; The Decorative Arts Society, Newport, California; The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL; Phillip Morris International.

Publication and Broadcast
Over 60 published articles on the art and antiques market. Educational presentations, on-air auctions, appearances on Oprah, National Educational Television, PBS, the House and Garden Channel.


Email Bart Mullin

Bart Mullin, Appraiser

University of North Carolina graduate, one year of restoration and conservation training in London, England, four years in New York specializing in coins and precious metals, Appraisers’ Association of America, Inc., Certified Member, Vice-President The South Carolina Silver Society, Inc., National Sculpture Society Elected Member and National Awards Jury Judge 2011, Appraisals for The Gibbes Museum of Art and The Charleston Museum, Charleston, SC; The South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC; The Avery Research Center for African American History & Culture, Charleston, SC; City of Charleston, SC; Beaufort County Libraries, Beaufort, SC; Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC.

Graduate, New York University Appraisal Program in Fine and Decorative Arts, USPAP Certification, New York, NY, 2011-2012, Winterthur Museum, Intensive New England Furniture Study Sessions, Oriental Rug Identification and Valuation Course College of Charleston, Charleston, SC; 19th Century Asian Ceramics Course, Whitehall at the Villa, Chapel Hill, NC.


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