Art/Antiques Information Resource, LLC (A/AIR, LLC) provides independent appraisals, consultations, research, brokerage, presentations and mentoring services by a knowledgeable, accredited professional in Francine Proulx to fill all your personal property needs.
Specialty in Fine Arts including
- Oils, Watercolors, Prints, Woodblocks, Sculpture and Frames
Specialty in Antiques, Decorative and Fine Arts including 18th, 19th and 20th Century American, European, Scandinavian and Asian:
- Furniture - Ceramics: Porcelain and Pottery, - Metalware: Silver, Bronze, Pewter - Glass: Art Glass and Mid-Century Modern
- Native American objects - Toys and Collectibles - Residential Contents
Francine Proulx is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). Fewer than100 appraisers in the country hold this accreditation in antiques and decorative arts, one of the most difficult designations to obtain. She is also an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) with accreditation in both Fine Art and Antiques and Residential Contents. In 2014, she was recognized for her Distinguished Service to ISA following 2013's award as ISA Outstanding Member of the Year. She currently chairs the ISA Specialty and Advanced Studies Committee for alternate paths to accreditation. Francine was featured in the Washington Post Sunday Magazine "First Person Singular" series in 2012. See link at bottom of About Us page.
Appraisal Reports conform with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Our reports are accepted by all insurance companies for scheduling and for claims, the courts for probate, divorce, and other disputes involving personal property and the Internal Revenue Service.
Serving Private Individuals, Collectors, Museums, Estate Attorneys/ Administrators, Trust Officers, Insurance Companies, Corporations, Auction Houses, and US Government around the country and primarily in Alexandria, Arlington, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Fairfax, Great Falls, Loudon County, McLean, Potomac and D.C. surrounding area.