Greenburgh Hebrew Center offers the Community an Heirloom Appraisal Day

Published: Monday, January 28, 2013 By: Betty Krulik

Dobbs Ferry, NY- Is that really an original Peter Max painting? Are grandma’s candlesticks valuable? Was the glass bowl I bought at the garage sale, trash or treasure? If you want answers to these questions and more, join us at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center, on Sunday, March 10, 2013 for Heirloom Discovery Day.

The community is welcome to meet with well known, qualified, appraisers of nationally renowned appraisers organizations, who are often seen on TV, and will be on hand to appraise art, jewelry, silver, posters, glass, photographs, paintings, folk art, porcelain, as well as Judaica and so much more.

Kicking off the event will be Leigh Keno, president of Keno Auctions, specializing in furniture, folk art, decorative art and jewelry, who at 11 am, will speak and present a short movie. Entry fee for Mr. Keno’s presentation is $10 and reservations at VPfundraising@g-h-c.org are strongly recommended. Joining Mr. Keno, beginning at 12, noon, are Daile Kaplan, vice president and director of Photographs at Swann Auction Galleries, Betty Krulik, whose area of expertise is 19th and 20th century American and European art, Deborah Spanierman, of DGS Fine Art Consultants and who is a specialist in paintings, prints and drawings of the 19th and 20th centuries. Also joining the panel will be Beth Weingast, who specializes in ceremonial and ritual art, Judaica as well as antique jewelry.

This prestigious panel of experts will be available at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center at 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY, from 12 noon until 4:00 pm. Individuals interested in discerning the worth of their valuables, are welcome to bring their items to be appraised. The cost of appraisal will be $10 per item. There is no limit to the number of items that can be brought in for evaluation. Please note, no coins, stamps nor arms or armor will be appraised.

Please join us on Heirloom Discovery Day, for an afternoon of appraisals, food and community fun. Meet our famous panel of appraisers and find out what your old and forgotten treasures are really worth.

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