Accuracy You Can Count On

Focusing on Client Trust

At Roth Fine Art Appraisals we are professional appraisers. We are not dealers. We are not consigners or estate liquidators. Our fees are never based on the value of the items we are appraising. Our only interest in the value of your decorative and fine arts or estate contents is to provide you with the most accurate and defensible appraisal for your particular needs.

We dedicate our resources not only to the appraisal practice but also to market analysis and institutional appraisal compliance. That intense focus gives our clients confidence - confidence that our appraisals meet governmental, insurance and financial institutions' strict acceptance requirements.


Confidentially is essential. Clients trust us to respect and protect their privacy. We regard their appraisal reports as private financial/legal documents. We never share reports or client information without clients' explicit approval.

What is The American Society of Appraisers?

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is one of the oldest international organizations of appraisal professionals. It has a rigorous accreditation process that involves coursework, field exams and a report review process. In addition, ASA fosters strict ethical practices and procedures by upholding the Principles of Appraisal Practice and Code of Ethics (the code of conduct to which all members must subscribe) in order to protect our clients.

As ASA-accredited appraisers we have met the strict requirements set out by the ASA governing board. We are experts in our field, accurate, impartial and credible. We adhere to ASA professional standards and guarantee our clients the very best valuation services. You have the confidence of knowing that our assessments are rendered objectively, ethically and stand up to the scruitiny of insurance, legal, financial and governmental institutions.

Why is USPAP Important?

The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice or USPAP are the appraisal profession's generally accepted standards for professional appraisal practice in North America. USPAP contains standards for all types of appraisal services. The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 recognizes USPAP as the generally accepted appraisal standards and requires USPAP compliance for appraisers in federally related transactions.

USPAP is published by the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation which is authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications.

Fee Structure

Our fees are never contingent on the value of the subject property. Our services are billed on a hourly, daily or flat rate, depending on the project. This ensures our valuations are always impartial and rooted in factual data. We provide all clients with an estimate prior to beginning an assignment.


  • Extensive private reference library
  • Online auction sales database
  • Getty Center Research Institute affiliation
  • Price guides
  • Access to museum and university art libraries and special collections
  • Extensive network of art experts worldwide
, French, Late 19th Century

FULL VALUATION SERVICES Fine Art: Paintings & Sculpture
Furniture: Antique & Modern
Decorative Arts
Digital Art
Native American Art
Crystal & Fine China
Art Glass
Oriental Rugs

COLLECTION MANAGMENT SERVICES Sale and purchase consultation
Art investment advice
Market condition analyses
Authentication research
Mark and inscription identification
Collection cataloging
Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment.
(415) 504-1541