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Independent, well researched antiques and residential contents appraisals. Whether you're buying, selling or insuring.
My mission is to provide ethical and reliable identification and appraisal services to individuals and organizations participating in the purchase, sale, claims settlement and insuring of antiques and residential contents.

Our services include:

Estate (Tag) Sales
Moving Sales
Photography & Inventory Services

Estate Tax Liability


  Insurance   Collateral

  Casualty Claims

Equitable Distribution

Professional Organizations:
Vice President, NC Chapter of ISA, Recording Secretary 2006-09

Recent Travels for Educational Purposes


Jan previewing items at the Historic Chinqua Penn Plantation Estate Sale, held April 25-26 at the Greensboro, NC Coliseum. Many 17 -19th C examples of ivory and bone figures and unique antiques.


Shown, an antique German Bone Dagger, Lot 12, featuring a crest with griffins and knights, the guard of carved bone, forged steel blade, carved bone scabbard with profile portraits of four kings and carved fruitwood tip, 16".


Lot 788, Spanish Powder Horn, 16th C, bone, etched boar and stag design with wrought iron mounts, red damask and gold gallon strap, silk fringe trim, 22"

Rhinocerous Horn Chilong Libation Cup, 18th C or earlier. Carved with three Chilongs clamoring over the sides and emanating form the handle, on small stepped foot. 3" H X 4.5" W X 3" D, some damage to one side of the spout. Lot 463






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Favorite Links:


Antiques Roadshow

The Greater Charlotte Senior Resource Alliance

International Society of Appraisers

Image Security

Matthews Historical Foundation



New Estate Sale  April 10-11, 2015 - See Upcoming Events for details

Estate Sale







Clar with L. Little Auctions holding the carved drop front panel of a two part Vargueno, walnut crucifixion and the descent from the cross Gothic pattern depiction.



Interior with 14 drawers with 2 carved center doors, arcaded with ivory columns. Other drawers mouted with Limoges enamel on copper depicting the life of Christ.


Lots of international interest in this item!






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Estate Sale

April 10-11, 2015

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Channel 36, WCNC, Trash or Treasures featured Jan Robbins Durr, ISA CAPP, President Robbins Appraisals. On the epidsode, Jan viewed items brought in by WCNC viewers to determine their worth.


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