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Andrea Z. Roth, Ph.D. Art History
European/American Paintings & Sculpture
Andrea has been in the art field for close to 25 years as an academic, gallery administrator and art appraiser. She is Roth Fine Art Appraisals' principal appraiser and supervises all appraisal functions at the company. She specializes in European and American paintings and sculpture and is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), American Society of Appraisers. Prior to founding Roth Fine Art Appraisals, Andrea taught Art History at UC Davis, UC Riverside and Santa Clara University. She worked at the J. Paul Getty Trust Art History Information Program and was Assistant Editor of the Art Bulletin. As a Fulbright Scholar she studied Northern Italian Renaissance Art History while living in Italy. Andrea currently serves on the Board of Directors of St. Mary's College Art Museum and lectures on art collecting and valuation for insurance professionals, estate planners, attorneys and collectors.
Jennifer M. Wood, M.A. Art History
European/American Antiques & Decorative Arts
Jennifer manages the antiques and decorative arts practice at Roth Fine Art Appraisals. She has been an appraiser for over fifteen years and is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with a designation in Antiques and Decorative Arts from the American Society of Appraisers. She received her M.A. in Art History from USC and a Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts from UC Irvine. She is a graduate of the Winter and Fall Institutes in American decorative arts at the Winterthur Museum in Delaware, the Attingham School for the Study of Historic Houses and Collections in England, the Attingham Study Programme in Scotland, and the Victorian Society School in London. Prior to her appraisal career, Jennifer was with the J. Paul Getty Trust working on a variety of projects including: The Getty Provenance Index, The Collectors Files of the Getty Research Institute, The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names, and the Union List of Artist Names.
Jardine Gates, GIA G.G.
Jardine has been in the antique business for over half a decade. Starting in jewelry, Jardine has grown her skills to include design, fine art, furniture, decorative art, and fashion from the 18th through 20th century. While pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Art History, Jardine worked in sales for the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, which houses one of the finest collections of American and European fine and decorative art on the West Coast and fed her love of art and design. At John Moran Auctioneers, Jardine worked as both the jewelry and decorative art cataloger and later junior specialist. While at Moran’s, she created the Luxury, Couture & Accessories auctions which boasted high sell-through rates and generated strong sales for her clients. In addition to the jewelry and decorative art departments, she regularly contributed essays and artist biographies as well as blog posts and social media to benefit the fine art department. In 2019, she attained her Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America.
Marsha Vargas Handley
Marsha Vargas Handley, ASA is an Accredited Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers in Asian Art for over forty years. She owned a retail Asian art gallery for over 42 years before closing Xanadu Gallery LLC in San Francisco, CA in 2015. She serves on the Board of Directors at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Society for Asian Art in San Francisco and has been President of the International Netsuke Society since 2009. She studied business and accounting before going to Asia in 1970 to teach and becoming interested in Asian antiques.
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